Treating Colorectal Cancer with Surgery — Dr. P. Ravi Kiran

In a webinar that originally aired live on April, 22, 2014, Dr. P. Ravi Kiran, Chief and Program Director of the Division of Colorectal Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center discussed the surgical treatment of colorectal cancer.

Topics included the symptoms of colorectal cancer, how colorectal polyps are detected, and screening tests for colorectal cancer. Surgical treatments mentioned were the colectomy, partial colectomy, and complete rectal resection.

To learn more about colorectal cancer screening recommendations risk factors, and treatment options visit the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery web page at or call (212) 342-1155.