When it comes to selecting the right colorectal clinic, you should select not only a team of colorectal specialists with experience, you should choose a team of colorectal specialists with extensive experience on a wide array of colorectal issues. The colorectal specialists at the Colorectal Clinic of Tampa Bay are dedicated to treating a myriad of different colorectal issues. Here are five conditions we treat at Tampa Colorectal.
Colorectal cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer in both men and women in America. The American Cancer Society estimates that there will be nearly 150,000 new cases of colorectal cancer diagnosed in 2019. It’s also expected to cause over 50,000 deaths this year. When it comes to treating colorectal cancer, you have options. Let’s take a look at the different methods of treatment available for colorectal cancer vary by stage and how each works.
Screening for colorectal cancer is the best way to detect and treat the disease earlier than it may have been caught otherwise. Colorectal cancer screening is used to look for the disease when a person is not showing any symptoms, but may fit the criteria of people who are prone to getting a particular disease, whether the factor is age, family history, or something else. We’ll take a look at the ins and outs of colorectal cancer screening, including who should get screened, the types of screening tests used, and what happens during your screening.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Each year the Colorectal Cancer Alliance picks a theme to help drive awareness about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of colorectal cancer. This year’s theme is “Don’t Assume,” which aims to bust the preconceived notions and misconceptions regarding colorectal cancer. Below, we’ll discuss what colorectal cancer is, how it’s treated, and how the Don’t Assume campaign wants to bust myths about colorectal cancer.
Being diagnosed with colorectal cancer can leaving you feeling uncertain and overwhelmed. You’re in and out of doctors’ offices, undergoing regular—and sometimes uncomfortable—treatments, all while learning about the disease and its effects. When it comes to treating not just the cancer, but the uncomfortable or painful symptoms and byproducts of the disease, there’s hope. Below, we’ll share five tips for anyone wondering how to cope with colorectal cancer.