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Dr. Brian Buchberg

Dr. Buchberg is a board-certified surgeon who specializes in colon and rectal surgery. He practices at Chesapeake Surgical Specialists.

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How Knowing Your Family History Can Help Prevent Colon Cancer

Posted by Dr. Brian Buchberg on Mar 26, 2018 7:36:00 AM

While nobody likes to talk about their backside, I’ve got good news in honor of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. When found and treated early, colon cancer is often curable. And a colonoscopy, the main colon cancer screening method, is one of the few cancer screening tests that can potentially rid a patient of cancer.

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Topics: Cancer Care, Digestive Health




3 Ways to Help Prevent Colon Cancer

Posted by Dr. Brian Buchberg on Mar 19, 2018 7:24:00 AM

1 in 20 Will Be Diagnosed with Colon Cancer

It’s National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! This month gives us an opportunity to learn more about the prevention and treatment of colorectal cancer, or the cancer of the colon and rectum. A whopping one in 20 people will be diagnosed with colon cancer, but this disease can be prevented and cured if detected early enough. Read More


Topics: Cancer Care, Digestive Health




When Should I Be Screened for Colon Cancer?

Posted by Dr. Brian Buchberg on Feb 28, 2018 7:46:00 AM

Make your bottom your top priority

While nobody likes to talk about their backside, I’ve got good news in honor of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. When found and treated early, colon cancer is often curable. And a colonoscopy, the main colon cancer screening method, is one of the few cancer screening tests that can prevent cancer.

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Topics: Digestive Health




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