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Pre-Cancerous Colon Polyps and Early Onset Colorectal Cancer

IBS Informational Webinar

Presenter

Ugo Iroku, MD, MHS

New York Gastroenterology Associates
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, 
The Mount Sinai Medical Center

Date/Time: Apr 20, 2021 07:00 PM
IG: @realdoctorugo 

Pre-Cancerous Colon Polyps and Early Onset Colorectal Cancer

Dr. Ugo Iroku will be addressing the causes of and risk factors for pre-cancerous colon polyps as well as the growing and important public health issue of colorectal cancer in the younger population.

We will cover:

  1. What are the types of pre-cancerous colon polyps and how can they be detected and removed?
  2. What should I know about the increasing risk of colorectal cancer in the younger population (under 50)?
  3. How do I know when I should start my screening for colorectal cancer and how frequently should I have this performed?
  4. What diet and lifestyle choices have been proven to decrease my risk for colorectal cancer?
  5. What are the symptoms of colorectal cancer and how can I distinguish these from more benign causes of stomach discomfort?


Presenter: Ugo Iroku, MD, MHS

(IG: @realdoctorugo)
New York Gastroenterology Associates
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine,
The Mount Sinai Medical Center

Moderator: Janie Yang, MD

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