“Understanding Colorectal Cancer” By Steven Tsoraides, MD

It’s the third most common cancer in the United States, affecting 1.3 million individuals across the globe each year, and the fourth most common cause of cancer death. In the U.S., 150,000 new cases will be diagnosed annually, and approximately one-fourth of adults older than age 50 will have at least one colorectal polyp, a precursor to cancer.

Become acquainted with the warning signs, risk factors and available treatment options in “Understanding Colorectal Cancer,” an article recently published by Dr. Steven Tsoraides in the June 2014 issue of iBi. Read the entire article atpeoriamagazines.com/ibi/2014/jun/understanding-colorectal-cancer.

To learn more about Dr. Tsoraides, visit peoriasurgical.com/tsoraides.

 

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