BY DEAN PAPPAS M.D. Regular colonoscopy exams are essential for catching colon cancer and rectal cancer in their earliest stages. Early detection of colorectal cancer increases your chances of survival. It’s something we stress at all Long Island, NY locations of Colon & Rectal Surgical Specialists of New York. Dr. Dean P. Pappas and his team would like […]
Category: Colorectal Cancer
Starting Regular Colorectal Exams Before the Age of 45
BY DEAN PAPPAS M.D. Not counting skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that this year, there will be approximately 97,220 new cases of colon cancer and 43,030 new cases of rectal cancer. For men, the risk of colorectal cancer is 1 […]
Colonoscopy and Age: When to Schedule Your Screenings
BY DEAN PAPPAS M.D. The team here at Colon & Rectal Surgical Specialists of New York believes in preventative care and early detection. That is why our team of experienced colorectal specialists always emphasize the importance of regular colonoscopies. Regular checks for colorectal cancer can save lives. With that in mind, we would like to consider the […]
Why Should I Schedule a Colonoscopy?
BY DEAN PAPPAS M.D. The team at Colon & Rectal Surgical Specialists of New York believes in proper treatment as well as preventative care. This focus on wellness is what makes us a leading center for colorectal health on Long Island, and why so many patients place their trust in us and our expertise. As […]
At What Age Should Patients Undergo a Colonoscopy?
BY DEAN PAPPAS M.D. Colorectal cancer is the most preventable kind of cancer, and a key to prevention is proper screenings and testing. At Colon and Rectal Surgical Specialists of New York here in Garden City, we are committed to helping every patient who visits by providing excellent general care and detailed information. Undergoing a […]