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Colorectal Surgery Advances: Safer, Faster Recovery

March is Colorectal Awareness Month but here's a fact from the National Cancer Institute that may surprise you: Colon cancer is one of the most curable cancers, yet it remains the #2 cancer killer in the US. Colonoscopies and other screening tests can detect cancer at earlier stages than ever before. Surgery is improving too. Pokala Ravi Kiran, MD, Chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center explains how minimally invasive and robotic surgery are improving care for patients. More

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