Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Just as February 4th each year is World Cancer Day, every March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. This type of cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer in the United States. Cancer happens when cells mutate and start to grow abnormally which eventually becomes...
Surgical Oncology: Surgical Management of Cancer

Surgical Oncology: Surgical Management of Cancer

What is Surgical Oncology? Surgical oncology, simply put, is the surgical treatment and management of cancer. The main focus of surgical oncology is to find and remove tumors in your body. Oncology surgeons may also examine and remove surrounding tissue where cancer...
Colon Cancer Surgery for Seniors

Colon Cancer Surgery for Seniors

Surgeons know that the vast majority of cases of colon cancer occur in individuals over the age of 50. In fact, statistics suggest that over 90 percent of colon cancer cases occur in those over 50, and about 60 percent of colon cancer cases occur in those over 70....

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