Important Information About Colon Cancer
January 23, 2017•11 min
Colorectal cancer is a disease that can affect anyone, although the risk increases with age. According to the CDC, Colorectal cancer is the second-most common cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States in both men and women combined and is known as a "silent" disease because it often does not produce symptoms, until the cancer is difficult to cure.In this segment, Jatinder Pruthi, MD., board certified Gastroenterologist and a member of the medical staff at Palmdale Regional Medical Center. explains that if the cancer is found and treated at an early stage, before symptoms develop, the outcomes may be much better.