Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Colorectal Cancer is the third most common cancer in adults in the United States. Annually, approximately 150,000 Americans are diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer with nearly 50,000 deaths. Options for screening for colorectal cancer include a stool DNA test or colonoscopy. The stool DNA test is falsely positive in 13% of cases, and falsely negative in 9% of cases. Colonoscopy is much more accurate in diagnosing colorectal cancer and has the added advantage of allowing the physician to remove polyps before they progress to cancer. Click the link below to find out more and call your physician today to schedule your colonoscopy:


Farshid Araghizadeh, MD, MBA

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