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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, 
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Pre-Cancerous Colon Polyps and Early Onset Colorectal Cancer

Dr. Ugo Iroku addresses 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.

The Topics Discussed:

  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,
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Moderator: Janie Yang, MD

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