Colorectal cancer (colon or rectal cancer) is the 2nd leading cause of death in the US today. Chances are you know someone who has been affected by the disease. What you may not know is that only a small percentage of colorectal cancers are inherited (passed down from related family members). Most colorectal cancer is completely random in whom it affects. The good news is that it’s mostly preventable with the right screening tests. People between the ages of 50-75 are at the highest risk for getting this disease and therefore, it is recommended that they get colonoscopy during this time in their life. Continue reading “Screening for Colorectal Cancer”
Most women have heard the statistic that for every 8 women in the U.S., 1 will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. At Central Carolina Surgery, we understand that the being diagnosed with breast cancer can bring tremendous stress, anxiety and confusion. We believe that providing the best treatment possible includes helping patients and their families navigate through the multitude of decisions during a very difficult time. We evaluate and treat over 600 breast cancer cases per year. Continue reading “Central Carolina Surgery Delivers Comprehensive Breast Cancer Care”
Have you hit a plateau with your weight after weight loss surgery? Or have you started to regain some weight? For most of our bariatric surgery patients, weight gain after weight loss surgery is one of their ultimate fears. It doesn’t have to be. Continue reading “Weight gain after Weight Loss Surgery?”
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