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Sunday, March 1, 2009

Penn Center for Executive Health One Day Could Add Years To Your Life

It may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about business these days, but employee health can have a big impact on company vitality and the bottom line. Business leaders and their employees operate under extraordinary pressure on an ongoing basis. Stress can lead to both physical and emotional medical problems, and may even take a toll on productivity. That’s why, especially in this economy, preventive health care is more critical than ever.

The Penn Center for Executive Health is an extraordinary preventive medicine program that offers personalized services to patients who want access to top-notch health care. A one-day, comprehensive medical assessment by a team of the best physicians in their field is the first step to making your future health a lifelong priority.

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States and is the third-most common cancer in men and women. It is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer. Early detection through colonoscopy screening is the most effective method of prevention. If identified early, colorectal cancer is 90 percent curable. The American Cancer Society recommends that every male and female schedule their first colonoscopy at age 50, although those with a family history of GI cancer should start screening at an earlier age.

Penn Gastroenterology provides the highest level of care from the initial screening to subsequent cancer treatment. The GI Cancer Risk Evaluation Program at the Abramson Cancer Center offers an integrated team of gastroenterologists, oncologists, pathologists and surgeons who are leaders in the field of gastrointestinal cancer. Convenient colonoscopy screenings are available at Penn Medicine Radnor, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and the Ruth and Raymond Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine.

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Spotlight on the Penn Neurosurgical Spine Center

Penn Medicine's acclaimed neurosurgeons continue to be the region's choice for care of complex conditions of the spine.

The Penn Neurosurgical Spine Center is a regional leader in providing quality, comprehensive medical and surgical spine care. Penn neurosurgeons utilize a multi-disciplinary team approach, implementing the latest advances in techniques and technology, and applying basic science and clinical research to improve patient care.

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