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Local Surgeon Contributes To Major Surgical Textbook


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colon and rectal surgery abdominal operationsRichmond, VA, February 2012– William Timmerman, M.D., F.A.C.S., a surgeon at Colon & Rectal Specialists, recently wrote a chapter on Hand-Assisted Resection Rectopexy which will be included in the widely used and highly respected reference series Master Techniques in General Surgery. Dr. Timmerman’s chapter will be featured in the volume called, Colon and Rectal Surgery; Abdominal Operations.

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Colorectal Cancer

When diagnosed early, survival rates for patients with colorectal cancer are much higher.

Colorectal cancer is the 3rd most common cause of cancer and the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. In men, colorectal cancer incidence lags only prostate and lung cancer. In women, colorectal cancer lags only breast and lung cancer. Your lifetime risk for developing colorectal cancer is approximately 1:20.

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Dr. Vorenberg completes Richmond half marathon in preparation for race to benefit Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America

Dr. Vorenberg in the Richmond Half Marathon November 2011

I am about to embark on a fantastic journey completing the 13.1-mile run at the Rock N Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon on December 4, 2011 and raising funds and awareness for research leading to improved treatment options and a cure for Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis.

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