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Colon Cancer and Chemotherapy
Colon cancer is the fourth most common cancer in America. Early detection through screenings such as occult blood testing and colonoscopies are critical to making sure this common disease is discovered early.
Dr. Dasgupta discusses the treatment options available for those with colon cancer including surgery and chemotherapy.
Dr. Dasgupta practices at Ochsner Health Center in Covington and Slidell and can be reached at 985-875-2828.
By Melissa Love , M.D.
Exercise can have tremendous health benefits including reducing cholesterol as well as stroke and cancer risk.
Exercise as a family can be especially beneficial as it gives family members time together and makes everyone more accountable to sticking with the plan. Dr. Love discusses how much exercise is recommended and offers tips to finding the right program for you and your family.
Dr. Love practices at Ochsner Health Center on Summa Avenue and can be reached at 225-761-5480.