Colon Cancer Care in the Quad Cities
According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer, also known as colon cancer, is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths in the United States. However, early diagnosis often leads to a complete cure. With our qualified team of professionals and access to the latest colon cancer clinical trials and research, the care team at Trinity families of the Quad Cities and surrounding area every step of the way.
Local patients can also seek out resources through Colon Cancer Free QCA, a coalition of physicians and their staff members dedicated to spreading awareness about colon cancer. The group consists of professionals from Digestive Disease Center, Gastroenterology Consultants, S.C., Gastrointestinal Clinic of the Quad Cities, Regional Surgicenter, Quad City Endoscopy, and Trinity Cancer Center.
Early Detection of Colon Cancer
As we age, the risk of colon cancer increases, most notably after the age of 50. If a family history or symptoms have you concerned, take the first step in colon cancer prevention. Know your risk by taking our online CancerAware colon cancer assessment.
Is there a new colon cancer diagnosis in your family that is leaving you and your loved ones with questions and you're not sure where to turn? Our care coordinators will be a resource for you every step of the way.
Although lung cancer is found most prevalently in those individuals who smoke, cancer diagnoses are becoming more common in non-smokers as well. Exposure to secondhand smoke, family history, and high levels of pollutants can all be contributing factors to the formation of lung cancer. Families of the Quad Cities are can turn to Trinity for well-prepared treatment options and information to help you fight you or your loved one's diagnosis of lung cancer.
We also work in Quad Cities and Muscatine schools with our Smoke Free That's Me! program to help children understand the effects of lifestyle choices, such as smoking, on long term health.
Early Detection of Lung Cancer
Typically discovered in more advanced stages, early detection is a key in preventing the progression of lung cancer. Whether you are a smoker or just worried about lung cancer risk factors, knowledge is key.
Take the CancerAware online lung cancer assessment
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