What Is Colon Cancer? Colon cancer is the second leading type of cancer in the United States. The disease strikes over 140,000 Americans annually and causes 60,000 deaths. What’s more, colon cancer is potentially curable if diagnosed in the early stages. “One of the big diseases that we treat is colon cancer,” says
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When Should You Get a Colonoscopy? One of the more common questions J. Timothy Tolland, MD, a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon at the Colon & Rectal Surgery Associates receives is ‘when do you get a colonoscopy?’ “The easiest answer is we follow the American Cancer Society guidelines which say that you
[The Daytona Beach News-Journal] Cancer Screening Can Save Lives As part of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, J. Timothy Tolland, M.D., shared an opinion piece on The Daytona Beach News-Journal about the benefits of early cancer screenings. "As a specialist in the screening, prevention and treatment of colorectal cancer, I see, every
Colorectal Awareness Workshop With Dr. Tolland Did you know colorectal cancer is the most preventable, but least prevented cancer? Join J. Timothy Tolland, M.D., on Tuesday, March 20 as he discusses the facts and preventable measures you can take. Refreshments will be served and guests will receive a gift and handouts to
What Is a Colonoscopy? Colorectal Cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States, a disease that impacts over 135,000 people per year and causes more than 50,000 deaths. The good news is that if detected early on, colorectal cancer has over a 90% survival rate, which is why colorectal specialists
The Ins and Outs of a Colonoscopy Colorectal Cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States, a disease that impacts over 135,000 people per year and causes more than 50,000 deaths — a shocking number considering Colon Cancer has a 92% survival rate if detected early on. It’s no surprise that