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colon cancer Tag

As a colon and rectal surgeon, one of the common issues that I see is colon cancer. Patients are taken quite off guard when they are diagnosed with colon cancer. So, I thought that it might be helpful to talk about what happens after someone is diagnosed with colon cancer (rectal cancer is different from colon cancer and I’ll talk about that in another post).   Everyone needs a colonoscopy, and for people who don’t have a family history of colon or rectal cancer, that should be done at age 50. That’s...