Colorectal Cancer: A Treatable and Often Preventable Malignancy (audio)
Colorectal cancer is often a treatable and often preventable malignancy. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Screening for colorectal cancer is one of the best preventive measures and is painless in the vast majority of cases.
In this podcast, Steven J. Stryker, MD, will discuss that many surgeries for colorectal cancer can be conducted with minimally invasive techniques. He also will highlight how the latest therapies are extending survival even in the most advanced cases.
Steven J. Stryker, MD, is a surgical oncologist on the medical staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and professor of Clinical Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.