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Little Company of Mary Hospital Offers State-of-the-Art Treatment for Colon Cancer from Screening through Survival
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Colon Cancer: Know Your Risk!
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A Quick Look at Colon Health with Dr. Hurtuk

Little Company of Mary Hospital Offers State-of-the-Art Treatment for Colon Cancer from Screening through Survival

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men and the third most common cause of cancer death in women. In other words, colorectal cancer is serious. Colon screenings play a significant role in identifying a course of action…

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Colon Cancer: Know Your Risk!

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer and the number one non-tobacco-related cancer killer in the United States. Even so, only one-third of Americans older than 50 has been screened for colon cancer. Any adult can have colon cancer, so it is important to know your risk factors and be screened at the right…

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A Quick Look at Colon Health with Dr. Hurtuk

When Dr. Hurtuk was doing his general surgical residency, he realized how important colorectal health is in the lives of patients. He jokingly tells his friends and family who ask why he pursued colorectal surgery as a specialty, “Everyone poops, and everyone takes this for granted until they can’t poop normally.” Because colon issues are…

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