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Get Your Butt In Here...Protect yourself from colorectal cancer
 

Get Your Butt In Here...Protect yourself from colorectal cancer

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Sadly, nearly 50,000 Americans will die this year from colorectal cancer, but there is good news. Colonoscopies save lives! ...

Sadly, nearly 50,000 Americans will die this year from colorectal cancer, but there is good news. Colonoscopies save lives!
Dr. Anthony Firilas discusses what you can do to protect yourself from colorectal cancer.

Learn how you can:
• Reduce your risk through screenings &examinations
• Understand the signs & symptoms of colorectal
cancer
• Take advantage of the latest advancements in the detection and treatment of colon disorders

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    Get Your Butt In Here...Protect yourself from colorectal cancer Get Your Butt In Here...Protect yourself from colorectal cancer Presentation Transcript

    • Beating Colon and Rectal Cancer Anthony Firilas, MD, Colon & Rectal Surgery www.SpringfieldClinic.com
    • Beating Colorectal Cancer
      • The Facts
        • 3rd Most Common Cancer for Men and Women in US
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • 140,000 New Cases/Year
      • 51,000 Deaths/Year
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • 1 in 19 Americans will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in their lifetime
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • Illinois 2002-2006:
      • 36,000 New Cases
      • 15,600 Deaths
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • Risk Factors:
        • Lack of Exercise
        • Obesity
        • Diabetes
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • Risk Factors:
        • Moderate Alcohol Use
        • Red and Processed Meat
        • Smoking ?
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • Risk Factors:
      • Genetics
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • Prevention:
        • Exercise
        • Low Red and Processed Meat Diet
        • Weight Control
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • Prevention:
        • Aspirin/NSAIDS
        • Calcium
        • Postmenopausal Hormones
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • Prevention:
      • SCREENING
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • Last 10 years:
      • Incidence
      • Severity
      • Death rate
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • Why ?
        • Polyp Detection and Removal
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • Why ?
        • Polyps = No symptoms
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • Colorectal Polyps:
      • Turn cancerous in 10 years
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • Removal = Prevention
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • Who ?
        • Anyone age 50 or older
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • Who ?
        • Anyone whose mother, father, brother or sister had colon or rectal cancer or multiple polyps
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • Anyone with:
        • Abdominal Pain
        • Change in Bowel Habits
        • Rectal Bleeding
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • How ?
        • Yearly Fecal Occult Blood Test
        • Fecal DNA Test
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • How ?
        • Barium Enema
        • CT Colonography
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • How ?
        • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • How ?
        • Colonoscopy
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • How ?
        • Only test that identifies and removes polyps
    • Beating Colon & Rectal Cancer
      • How ?
      • Average risk person:
      • 1 colonoscopy every 10 years
      • You don’t have to get colorectal cancer just……..
    • Get Your Butt In Here Anthony M. Firilas, MD Peter M.C. Hofmann, MD Brad D. Paris, MD James W. Thiele, MD, FACS, FASCRS John D. Zander, MD, FACS, FASCRS Springfield Clinic Colon & Rectal Surgery Department