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Minimally Invasive Surgery for Colon and Rectal Cancer

September 17, 2010

Dr. Robert Cima discusses colorectal cancer which is one of the most common cancers in the U.S. Colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable cancers and is one of the most easily treatable cancers, if detected early. Dr. Cima also discusses prevention and describes a colonoscopy, a mechanism for early cancer detection. Additionally, Dr. Cima describes new minimal invasive surgical techniques such as the laparoscopic approach, as well as treatment and survival rates.