Colorectal Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
This series hosted by Dr. Philippa Cheetham includes information as shared by expert physician Dr. John Marshall from Georgetown University, and his patients’ Diana Sloan and Wyatt Smith as well as Wyatt’s girlfriend and caregiver, Ellie, on their experiences with the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Colorectal Cancer.
▼ Episode 1 Common Symptoms and Diagnosis
Dr John Marshall discusses the common symptoms often associated with colorectal cancer and the importance of getting a colonoscopy. Additionally, 2 patients talk about how they managed their diagnoses.
Dr Marshall discusses what blood tests can be used to help diagnose colorectal cancer, and notes the different risk factors associated with each. Patients Wyatt Smith and Diana Sloan talk about their initial reactions to the news that they had cancer.