Welcome to Rochester Colon & Rectal Surgeons, P.C.
Rochester Colon-Rectal Surgeons, P.C. is a group of surgical colon-rectal specialists committed to caring for people with problems of the intestinal tract. Our expertise includes the treatment of tumors/cancers of the colon, rectum and anus, diverticulosis/ diverticulitis, Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative Colitis (including J pouch surgery), anorectal problems (hemorrhoids, fissure, abscess, fistula, and warts, fecal incontinence). Preventative care is important to our group and we offer screening options that can help prevent colorectal and anal cancers.
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The CDC indicates us that colon cancer is the third most common cancer that affects both men and women. Sadly, colorectal cancer is also rising among young people. Now more than ever, it’s important to make sure that you are proactively taking the steps to be sure your colon is healthy early in life!
Several well-known medical entities have updated their colon cancer screening recommendations from age 50 to 45 for those with average risk. Recently, both the American Cancer Society and the United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) have made these changes due to the increasing numbers of young adults being diagnosed with colon cancer.
Anal discomfort is not exactly a pleasant topic of conversation, however it’s important to understand that doctors have heard it all, and yours won’t be surprised or reluctant to respond, so there is no reason to be embarrassed. What is important is that you don’t ignore it.
In honor of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the highly-trained specialists at Rochester Colon-rectal Surgeons, P.C. have compiled this list of colorectal cancer fast facts to help educate patients on the importance of regular screenings. If you have more questions or would like to schedule a screening,