Colon Cancer: Know Your Risk Factors, Symptoms, and the Importance of Screening and Current Treatments

 

Colon Cancer: Know Your Risk Factors, Symptoms, and the Importance of Screening and Current Treatments
While rates of colon cancer in adults over 50 have been declining, incidences rates in adults younger than 50 years have been increasing. Awareness of symptoms and risk factors is important in detecting the disease early. Our colorectal cancer experts panel featuring Johns Hopkins gastroenterologist Dr. Francis Giardiello and colorectal surgeon Dr. Susan Gearhart will discuss risk factors, symptoms, the importance of early screenings and current treatment options.

Participants

Featuring:

Francis Giardiello

Francis Giardiello, MD

Professor of Medicine

Susan  Gearhart

Susan Gearhart, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery