John Marks, MD, chief of Colorectal Surgery, director of Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery and Rectal Cancer Management Fellowship, Lankenau Medical Center, MLHC, was interviewed by Main Line Today magazine as part of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The article, entitled “Two Local Women Share Their Battles With Colorectal Cancer,” focuses on the increase in colorectal cancer in young people. Dr. Marks was the physician caring for one of the patients interviewed for the article.
In the article, Dr. Marks noted: “While colorectal cancer is easily detectible via colonoscopies, 45 is the age when tests are recommended. “And that’s only for asymptomatic patients,” says Marks. “People having symptoms need to tell a doctor so more serious problems can be ruled out.”
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