Does My GI Doctor’s Adenoma Detection Rate Impact My Colonoscopy

How Does My GI Doctor’s Adenoma Detection Rate (ADR) Impact My Colonoscopy?

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Adenomas of the colon (large intestine) are a type of polyp that if not removed at an early stage can become cancerous. When planning for your colonoscopy, it’s important to be diligent in your search for a Gastroenterologist (GI) doctor. Some doctors find more polyps than others – and that translates into greater protection from cancer for their patients, so it’s important to select one who provides a very high level of detection.   In this blog, board-certified Manhattan gastroenterologist Dr. Anthony Borcich, will explain how your doctor’s adenoma detection […]

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Man suffers from celiac disease and gluten intolerance symptoms.

What’s the Difference Between Gluten Intolerance & Celiac Disease and How Can I Be Tested?

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Celiac disease is sometimes referred to as gluten intolerance, but there also appears to be a number of people who are gluten intolerant but don’t actually suffer from celiac disease—and this number may be on the rise. In this blog, Manhattan gastroenterologist Dr. Anthony Borcich will address the difference between gluten intolerance and celiac disease and explain how these conditions are diagnosed and treated. What is gluten intolerance? Gluten is a protein in wheat, rye, and barley, so you’ll find it in products such as bread and pasta. If you […]

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patient who decided to undergo Fuse endoscope colonoscopy in NYC

The Advantages of Fuse Colonoscopy for Colon Cancer Screening

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For years, a standard colonoscopy was the best option for screening and diagnosing colorectal cancer. Using a traditional endoscope, a GI doctor is able to examine the lower gastrointestinal tract and the large intestine (the colon) to identify and detect precancerous polyps and remove them, greatly reducing a person’s chances of developing colorectal cancer. However, the level of precision and detection afforded by traditional, forward-viewing colonoscopies is not perfect and a significant number of precancerous polyps can be missed.   Today, an innovative colon cancer screening technology called Fuse (full […]

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announcing the launch of Dr. Borcich gastroenterologist new website

Announcing the Launch of Our New Website & Blog

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Anthony S. Borcich, M.D., a Manhattan gastroenterologist dedicated to personalized patient care with more than 30 years of experience, is pleased to unveil a brand new look on the web with a website that launched this week (www.drborcich.net). The new site includes a number of features including this blog, which will regularly be updated with content about gastroenterology treatments, as well as information about the latest procedures, new research findings and much more. We invite you to explore our new site to learn more about the practice, Dr. Borcich, and […]

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