Colon Cancer

Health & Wellness Tips
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At New York Cancer and Blood Specialists, we provide multiple services for our patients. Here is some background on colon cancer and treatment for it.

Colon cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the large intestine (colon). The colon is the final part of the digestive there are treatments available to help control colon cancer, such as surgery, drug treatment, or radiation therapy. Colon cancer is sometimes called colorectal cancer, which is a term that combines colon cancer and rectal cancer, which begins in the rectum.

Symptoms to look after for colon cancer are a persistent change in bowel habits, bleeding, or blood in the stool, abdominal discomfort, and fatigue. Many people can experience no symptoms in the early stages. If you are noticing these symptoms, it’s essential to check with a doctor.

At NYCBS, we have many qualified doctors, such as Dr. Sanjeev Jain. He is board-certified in hematology and medical oncology and has a special interest in breast cancer, colon cancer, and lymphomas. Dr. Jain has been treating oncology patients for over a decade on Long Island. If you choose us for your care, we will welcome you warmly into our New York Cancer & Blood Specialists family. We will give you the direct contact number to your care team to best address any concerns you may have and provide for your specific needs throughout your treatment.

About NYCBS

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists is committed to our patients. We are dedicated to providing each patient with a unique path to treatment and unmatched support. We strive to make quality, compassionate cancer care available from Montauk to Manhattan. We are proud to be a partner of One Oncology and a proud sponsor of the New York Cancer Foundation.