Eileen Plotkin

Gastroenterology Expert

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Colon Cancer: Risks, Prevention and Removing Precancerous Polyps

Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. During “March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month,” Hartford Hospital gastroenterologist Dr. Eileen Plotkin answers your questions about the disease.  Q. What should the general population know about colorectal cancer?  A.  Colorectal cancer...