Polyps. Masses. Malignancies. Not words that any of us want to hear from our doctors. Fortunately, knowing how to keep your colon healthy, how often you should be screened for colorectal cancer, and what you should look for from a physician who performs your screenings can greatly reduce your risk of developing colorectal cancer – an all-too-often silent killer. To learn more, watch Colon Health: What You Don’t Know Could Be Hurting You with Dr. Frank Marrero, a gastroenterologist on staff at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital.
A graduate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, Dr. Marrero completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in gastroenterology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio.