How do we treat colon cancer?
April 14, 2021
Colorectal cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. between men and women combined. The American Cancer Society estimates that Ohio will have the 7th highest number of cases and deaths in 2021 among all 50 states.
It’s likely that you or someone you know already is or could be diagnosed with colon cancer. The good news is, if caught early, colon cancer is very treatable and beatable.
Join UH colorectal surgeon Ronald Charles, MD for a discussion on how colorectal cancer is treated today with the latest advancements in health care. Dr. Charles will explain the staging of colon cancer and role staging plays in treatment. He will also cover digestive anatomy, the implications of it and the role it plays during surgery. Genetics and the role it can play in treatment options will also be discussed.