Colon Health

A Message to My Patients: CRSNY During COVID-19

2020-04-08T00:21:39+00:00

Dear Patient:   We hope you are doing well and staying safe in these uncertain times.  We at Colon & Rectal Surgery of New York wanted to reach out to you directly to reassure you that we do remain open to treat our patients.  We have also taken the necessary measures and precautions to ensure that all patients and staff members are able to come to the office safely while continuing to practice social distancing.  We have limited the number of patients who will be allowed in the office at any given time, facilitating the opportunity to have a solo [...]

A Message to My Patients: CRSNY During COVID-192020-04-08T00:21:39+00:00

CFN Live: Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Staying Safe During the Coronavirus Outbreak

2020-03-19T15:07:16+00:00

I’m passionate about educating and caring for my patients. The best way to prevent any type of disease is to arm oneself with information and to act early.  I recently appeared on The Catholic Network’s CFN Live with Colleen McVey. In my interview, I talked about how to take active measures when it comes to preventing colorectal cancer and preventing the spread of COVID-19.  Watch my interview with Colleen here starting at 4:48.  https://vimeopro.com/user98187253/catholic-faith-network-cfn/video/397317838?fbclid=iwar2mgfbfby64rc5nu5_dkupkzwuqzgdureklj4vbssxves5caznmgupmtgc   Since March is National Colorectal Awareness Month, it’s the perfect time to raise awareness and take action toward prevention. The good news about colorectal [...]

CFN Live: Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Staying Safe During the Coronavirus Outbreak2020-03-19T15:07:16+00:00

Radio Interview: Colon Facts & Cancer Risks

2020-02-25T15:17:40+00:00

When it comes to colon cancer, 30 is the new 50. When people think of colon cancer, they often think of it as something that affects people older than the age of 50. That’s not necessarily the case anymore. Researchers predict that there will be roughly 97,000 new cases of colon cancer in 2018, and 43,000 new cases of rectal cancer. The most startling part? More than 13,500 of those people will be under the age of 50. […]

Radio Interview: Colon Facts & Cancer Risks2020-02-25T15:17:40+00:00

Warning Signs of Colon Cancer: How Do I Know If Things Aren’t Normal “Down There”?

2019-02-05T20:26:50+00:00

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. With an estimated 135,430 new cases diagnosed in 2017. It is also the second most deadly cancer in the United States, causing 50,260 deaths last year. The chances of colon-cancer survival is higher the sooner it can be detected. Regular testing can reduce the risk of colon cancer, while staying aware of symptoms and risk factors is also important. Here are eight symptoms of colon cancer that you should not ignore. […]

Warning Signs of Colon Cancer: How Do I Know If Things Aren’t Normal “Down There”?2019-02-05T20:26:50+00:00

National Colon Cancer Awareness Month: How to Recognize Warning Signs & Risk Factors

2019-02-05T20:25:51+00:00

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. As the third most common cancer in the United States, it’s time we start talking about the signs and symptoms of colon cancer, and ways you can prevent yourself from becoming a statistic. […]

National Colon Cancer Awareness Month: How to Recognize Warning Signs & Risk Factors2019-02-05T20:25:51+00:00