Elliot Newman Contributor

Dr. Newman is the chief of surgical oncology at Lenox Hill Hospital, Northwell Health System, and a professor at Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

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How Different Types of Colorectal Cancer Are Treated

Your surgery + outcome may depend on the tumor location.

Treating Colon Cancer: What Happens After a Diagnosis

The earlier it’s caught, the easier the treatment.

How to Catch Colon and Rectal Cancer Early

These common cancers may be curable if caught early.

How Immunotherapy Works to Treat Colon Cancer

This treatment is very effective for a specific group of colon cancer patients.

IBD Increases Colon Cancer Risk—Here’s What to Do About It

The good news: IBD treatment can minimize the risk.

How Targeted Therapy Works to Treat Colon Cancer

For some patients, targeted therapies control the cancer and improve outcome and survival.

Surgery to Treat Colon Cancer: What to Expect

For some patients, surgery alone can eliminate the cancer.