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,
Rochester Colon Rectal Surgeons PC (RCRS) wants you to know that it is our TOP PRIORITY to ensure the safety and the health of our patients, doctors, and staff.Our normal practice has always been to practice universal precautions but in this time of the COVID -19 pandemic we have made updates and changes.
By Claudia Hriesik, MD Dear Patients March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and now is a good time to learn more about colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon and rectum) and how it can be prevented or best treated. The good news first: Colorectal cancer is preventable,
After a remarkable 31 year career, Dr. Rauh has retired from clinical practice and will no longer be seeing patients. Dr. Rauh joined Dr. Graney and Dr. Dmochowski in 1989 and quickly became a leader in colon and rectal surgery, highly regarded in the region and throughout the country.
Rochester Colon & Rectal Surgeons, P.C. has a new office location! View details on our new Red Creek office here.
We are proud to announce the launch of our new website.
We are pleased to welcome Dr. Aaron Rickles, MD to the team at Rochester Colon & Rectal Surgeons, P.C. He had completed his fellowship training in colon and rectal surgery at Cleveland Clinic Florida which is the largest training program in the nation.