We understand the thought of a colonoscopy can be embarrassing. But it shouldn’t be. Chesapeake Regional's team of gastroenterologists have earned national recognition in gastroenterology year after year. And research shows that early detection of cancer through colonoscopy results in a 90 percent recovery rate. You owe it to yourself and your loved ones.
The local connection
Each year, cancer of the colon or rectum kills more Americans than any other cancer except lung cancer. Portsmouth, Chesterfield, and Western Tidewater had the highest mortality rates from colorectal cancer among the 35 health districts [in Virginia].1 But the outlook is bright: Experts are discovering more ways to lower your risk of drying from this cancer that attacks the digestive system.
These physicians stand ready to help you make your commitment to better health a reality - today.
In 2012, Chesapeake Regional was nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report when it was ranked No. 4 on the "Best Hospitals in Hampton Roads" list and was a "high performing" hospital for gastroenterology. Contact a professional gastroenterologist.