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Dr. Goldberg Video Series: Should Family Members of Colorectal Cancer Patients be Screened?

Dr. Richard M. Goldberg of the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and James Cancer Hospital discusses the importance of urging family members of those diagnoses to be screened for colon cancer at the appropriate time.

Whether you are a just-diagnosed patient, well into your treatment process, a survivor for many years or a caregiver of a colon cancer patient, this video series offers a variety of helpful information from a trusted expert in the field.


Screening for Family Members of Colorectal Cancer Patients

Dr. Richard M. Goldberg, Physician-in-Chief and Colorectal Cancer Specialist at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and James Cancer Hospital, explains the importance of urging family members of those diagnosed to be screened for colon cancer at the appropriate time.

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Dr. Richard M. Goldberg, Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dr. Goldberg has helped design and managed multiple large international clinical trials that have improved cure rates for patients with early-stage disease and survival times for patients with advanced disease. A member and former chair of the National Cancer Institute Colorectal Task Force, Dr. Goldberg is an international leader in evaluating new agents for the treatment of colorectal cancer and researching inherited colorectal cancer syndromes.