Did you know that colon cancer strikes different ethnicities in disproportionate ways? This was addressed in the article I linked to in my prior post; today I want to get a little deeper into this issue directly.
This web page offers a good starting point, beginning with a moving video essay about the unequal burden borne by African Americans in the fight against this unusually aggressive disease:
The best way to prevent stories such as these from invading the lives of your loved ones is to practice smart prevention, and to see a proctologist early and often if you believe you could fall within a high-risk cohort.
The Los Angeles Proctology Institute offers the best diagnosis and treatment of colon cancer in California. Dr. Maz Ghodsian is considered the nation’s foremost expert on diseases of the rectum, anus, and surrounding areas, and we always take the time to give our patients complete evaluations with plenty of followup conversation.