Tag - colorectal surgery

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Nurse Manager advocates for others to get Routine Screenings after undergoing Colon Cancer Treatment
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A Quick Look at Colon Health with Dr. Hurtuk

Nurse Manager advocates for others to get Routine Screenings after undergoing Colon Cancer Treatment

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. Just ask Mary Grimm, 66, nurse manager at Little Company of Mary…

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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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