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Men vs. Women: #1 Reason for Avoiding Colonscopy and Other Health Screenings/Exams

New York Gastroenterology Associates survey of Men vs. Women: #1 reason for avoiding colonoscopy and other health screenings/exams #1 REASON 63% ARE TOO EMBARRASSED OR AFRAID 31 % DON'T WANT TO DO TEST PREP 35% DON'T WANT TO DO 21% SAY WORK SCHEDULE TOO DEMANDING TEST PREP APPROXIMATELY 50% of both men and women show more concern about their spouse's health and medical conditions than their own. While concerned about his health on a long term basis, my husband would never make it to the doctor, pharmacy, etc., if I didn't do it for him. I'm extremely vigilant and remind her of medical research recommendations I receive from reputable medical sources. love my wife and worry about im fairly vigilant, since he's a cancer survivor. Sometimes it seems like it takes anything that could harm or hurt her. some coaxing to get him to seek medical attention. That's rather frustrating to me. Colorectal cancer incidence and mortality rates are about... 35% TO 40% HIGHER IN MEN THAN IN WOMEN THIRD DEADLIEST ONLY 40% of colon cancer colon cancer cancer in the United States survival rate is cases are diagnosed early due to low among men & women 90% if found early screening rate NYGA Sources: The American Cancer Society and a survey conducted by New York Gastroenterology Associates. New York Gastroenterology Associates (NYGA) is one of New York's top gastroenterology practices, affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital and with two office locations for easy scheduling and patient convenience -- in New York City at 311 East 79th Street and in Westchester County at Two Overhill Road in Scarsdale, NY. 212-996-6633 | [email protected] www.NYGA.MD O+

Men vs. Women: #1 Reason for Avoiding Colonscopy and Other Health Screenings/Exams

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A survey by New York Gastroenterology Associates, “Men vs. Woman: Is There a Gender Gap for Health Care & Screenings?” that shows men and women are almost equally as reluctant to have a colonoscop...


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