Keeping Your Colon Healthy

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Orange Coast Medical Center
Ashkan Farhadi, MD
Featured speaker:

Ashkan Farhadi, MD

  • Gastroenterology

In May, 2000, Dr. Farhadi came to Rush University in Chicago as a highly honored physician and visiting scholar, with an impressive background of over eleven years of research and over eight years teaching at major universities. At Rush he continued his roles as researcher and professor in the areas of Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology, Internal Medicine and Hepatology, earning his US medical license in November of 2000.

Podcast Summary

Colorectal cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death in both men and women in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. Gastroenterologist, Ashkan Farhadi, MD, discusses how colorectal screenings and getting regularly scheduled colonoscopies can detect colorectal disease during its earliest stages, how lifestyle adjustments can help prevent colorectal cancer and treatment options for those battling this disease.