Gastroenterology Associates of Western Colorado specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Gastrointestinal and Liver diseases. This is a single specialty center, dedicated solely to the care of Gastroenterology patients.
Research suggests that only five percent of cancers are hereditary. That means the non-inherited causes of cancer — the lifestyle choices we make, the foods we eat, and our physical activity levels — have a direct impact on our overall cancer risk.
Video Capsule Endoscopy (VCE) is a noninvasive technology designed primarily to provide diagnostic imaging of the small bowel. This new diagnostic marvel is available at Gastroenterology Associates of Western Colorado (GAWC). "The capsule endoscopy visualizes the entire small bowel compared to only approximately 20% visualized by routine endoscopy procedures.
Our simple mission is the early detection, prevention and treatment of Colon Cancer.