The Colon Comparison: Cologuard Versus Colonoscopy

According to the Cancer Research Institute, colorectal cancer is the third most common type of cancer in the United States.  Understand the correlation between gastrointestinal disorders and colon cancer, your risks, the importance of a high fiber diet toward prevention, causes, the effectiveness of invasive screenings such as fecal occult blood test, Cologuard and a FIT and diagnostic procedures, the difference between diagnostic tools (i.e. colonoscopy, virtual colonscopy and sigmoidoscopy and treatments (i.e. radiation, the Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System).  

A high fiber lunch will follow. 

Gary Ciambotti, MD, gastroenterologist
Thangamani Seenivasan, MD, oncology and colon/rectal surgeon
Karen Connelly, RD, oncology registered dietician

Offered in collaboration with the Regional Chronic Disease Coalition of Morris/Somerset Counties.

RWJ University Hospital Somerset

30 Rehill Ave.

Somerville, NJ 08876

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