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Cancer Specializations

Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Colon cancer is one of the more common forms of cancer. Although the exact cause of colon cancer is unknown, what is known is that it occurs when the cells in the interior of the large intestine or colon grow abnormally. Benign or non-cancerous polyps (small growths projecting out from the inside lining of the colon) may turn into colon cancer over time while some polyps remain benign. Regular screening for colorectal cancer is recommended at age 50 for those with no family history. For those with a family history, earlier screening is recommended.

As with all cancers, there will be several treatment options to consider based upon the nature of the colon cancer. Dr. Shaye, Dr. Lashkari, and Dr. Ho will work together with you to customize a course of treatment which may include highly targeted medication, radiation treatments, and surgery if necessary.

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