Colorectal Cancer

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 10:13am

Every April, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center works to raise awareness about cancer among minority populations by recognizing National Minority Cancer Awareness Week, celebrated this year April 8-14, 2019.

Monday, April 1, 2019 - 1:15pm

More than 50,000 people die of colorectal cancer each year — but the death rate is on a steady decline, and the American Cancer Society projects that the 2020 death rate will be 50% lower than the 2000 rate.

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 1:17pm

“Am I pooping enough? Why is my poop green?” Seemingly silly questions like these are, in fact, important to understanding your body. The bowel movement chart below will help you decode your stool and discover helpful insights into your health. Keep in mind that everyone’s body is different and only a medical professional can evaluate your individual symptoms and observations.

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 10:31am
In many patients, the ostomy is temporary and can be reversed after the intestines have healed. This surgery is less complicated than the original surgery.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:33pm
We asked some of Roswell Park’s doctors who specialize in cancers that affect women to share some tips for preventing or treating cancer. Here’s what they offered.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 1:37pm

Did you know that colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in both men and women in the United States?

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 2:36pm
Even if tumors are detected after they become cancerous, colorectal cancer is still very treatable and slow to develop. Patients can take some time to decide which treatments are best for their situation and shouldn’t feel like they need to rush into an immediate treatment decision.
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 8:00am
March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Nurkin shares information about the signs and symptoms of colon cancer in women.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 3:38pm

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States. It also happens to be one of the most preventable; however, the disease does not affect all people equally.

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 8:10am
It made me cry when Brendan told me why he wanted to go Bald. He knows how important it is. He’s only eight and knows how important it is to find cancer cures.