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Colon cancer is the third most common type of cancer among American men and women, but you don’t have to travel miles to get a second opinion. At St. Joseph’s Westgate, you have access to experts in colon and rectal surgery who can offer you the second opinion and reassurance you need when facing a diagnosis.

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We understand that receiving any life-threatening diagnosis can be a life-changing event, so it is important you consult with a specialist as soon as possible. It is hard to know what to do when faced with multiple treatment options and choices. A second opinion can help you process through those options, and ultimately, make an informed decision regarding your care.

Our kind, caring and knowledgeable physicians will meet with you and your family, answer any questions you may have, and provide valuable information, so you can make an informed decision about how to proceed.

During a second opinion, you can expect a medical history review and a thorough evaluation of your current diagnosis results before we make a recommendation for the best treatment approach.