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What’s best for you?

Colorectal cancer often means surgery. But did you know you have surgical options that can impact recovery? 

You don’t know what you don’t know. Be sure to ask your healthcare team about your options, including minimally invasive surgery. Asking is one of the most important things you can do. 

Use this website to learn more about your surgical options. Start here:  

Dr. Craig: Benefits of minimally invasive surgery

Complications from large surgical wounds were once accepted as a fact of life. That’s no longer the case, according to surgeon Dr. Nicholas Craig.

What can you expect when you have a colectomy? 

A tale of two surgeries

Colorado resident Brittany Sliter's life was turned upside-down by a colon cancer diagnosis at age 23. This is her story.  

Need help finding a second opinion?

The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons database includes profiles of SAGES member surgeons.

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