Author | Terri Ades, MS

Articles

Complete Guide to Colorectal Cancer

September 01, 2006

ByBernard Levin, MD|Terri Ades, MS|Paulo M. Hoff, MD, FACP|Paul J. Limburg, MD, MPH|David A. Rothenberger, MD|Mary F. Mulcahy, MD

Nearly 150,000 people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the United States in 2006. The impact of this diagnosis will be felt by countless family members, coworkers, and friends. Although screening tests for colorectal cancer have been available and encouraged by medical associations such as the American Cancer Society (ACS) and others, public awareness and compliance has been dismal.