Project Description

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Cancer Prevention & Wellness

Services for early detection and prevention of cancer and other major medical conditions.


Our gastrointestinal services are designed to prevent colon cancer and other chronic diseases.

Our goal is to identify patients at an increased risk of cancer and provide a reasonable strategy for prevention and early detection. We offer a number of tools to determine an individual’s risk of gastrointestinal cancer including: esophagus, stomach, pancreas, colon and liver cancer. We offer a broad range of tests that have the potential to uncover early cancers and markers of disease. Following a review of your results, an individualized plan for health will be provided.

Top Cancer Prevention Services

  • Endoscopy

  • CT / MRI Scan

  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Health Coaching and Monitoring
  • Weight Management Program
  • Genomic Profiling of DNA

Our Cancer Prevention Process

  • Endoscopy – evaluation of the gastrointestinal tract for detection of precancerous growths within the esophagus, stomach, small intestines, and colon

  • Laboratory – testing for abnormalities in electrolytes, liver and kidney function, cholesterol, and markers of inflammation

  • Tumor Panel – testing for known markers associated with cancer

  • Genomic Testing – DNA profiling for known mutations that may raise risk of cancer

  • Imaging – CT scan, MRI, Ultrasound, Pill Camera testing for early detection of cancer
  • Research – opportunities to participate in latest innovations in cancer prevention; share data with academic centers for further study
  • Evaluation and summary of abnormal findings
  • Longterm Plan for Health
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Weight Management Program

Preventing Colon Cancer with Colonoscopy

Indications for the colonoscopy procedure. 

Factors that raise the risk of colon cancer includes:

  • A family history of colon cancer
  • A prior history of colon polyps or colon cancer
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Being age 50 or over

Colon cancer is more prevalent in patients who are:

  • Obese

  • Smokers

  • Sedentary

  • Drink alcohol to excess

  • Eat a high fat diet

  • Eat a diet low in fruits and vegetables



"Throughout our interactions with him as well as his office staff...what a pleasant experience! Not to mention his great personality as well."

Dr. Lyday and his team are super helpful and nice. The facility is also a very comfortable place to go for treatment.

Macy Werner

Great bedside. Seems determined to find and solve what the issues were.

Chancellor Felton

Dr. Lyday is very professional and detailed. You can tell he cares about you and has great knowledge . Nice people.

David Cochran
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