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Benjamin VanCura

Benjamin VanCura, M.D.

Gastroenterology

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Board Certification(s)

Internal Medicine and Gastroenterlogy


Academic Appointment

Instructor in Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine


Group



Medical School

Thomas Jefferson Medical College


Fellowship

Gastroenterology, University of Illinois-Chicago


Patient Age: 18+

Location 1

500 N. Hicks Rd.
Palatine IL 60067
Phone: 847-725-8640
Fax: 847-991-9348
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Primary Specialty

Gastroenterology

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News

The case for colonoscopies: Marge’s story

On the fence about whether or not to get that colonoscopy? Don’t wait! Take it from Marge Koperny, who shares her story of colorectal cancer diagnosis, treatment and care from the experts at Northwest Community Healthcare this Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

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Turns out you're never too young for colon cancer

A recent study found that new cases of colon cancer are appearing in a larger number of young adults than ever before. The good news is many colon cancers can be prevented with regular testing.

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Nervous stomach or something more? The Doctor is In!

Most people should have their first screening colonoscopy at the age of 50.

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