Treating Colorectal Cancer

If your doctor finds signs of cancer you may be referred to a specialist like a gastroenterologist, oncologist or surgeon. If the cancer is small, you

If your doctor finds signs of cancer you may be referred to a specialist like a gastroenterologist, oncologist or surgeon. If the cancer is small, your doctor may be able to remove it through a colonoscopy. Some larger polyps may be removed using laparoscopic surgery. In this video, Dr. Roshini Raj explains these treatments and how each one may affect your body.

Roshini Raj, MD

This video features Roshini Raj, MD. Dr. Raj is a gastroenterologist and associate professor of medicine at NYU School of Medicine, and an attending physician at NYU Langone Medical Center.

Duration: 3:02. Last Updated On: Nov. 8, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Reviewed by: Holly Atkinson, MD, Preeti Parikh, MD . Review date: May 18, 2017
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