This week: Colorectal cancer overview; and preventing premature births
Aside from skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States.
Dr. Kristina Go is a surgeon at Upstate who specializes in surgical oncology and colorectal surgery. In this "HealthLink on Air" interview, she discusses risk factors for colorectal cancer, and the screening methods available. She tells how colorectal cancers are diagnosed, the most common symptoms, and the treatment options, which often include surgery.
Also on this week's episode, Dr. Eugene Bailey, who specializes in family medicine, discusses preventing premature births one woman at a time, by providing what is known as inter-conception care to moms during well-child visits. Listen this Sunday, April 11 at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. for more.