Colorectal Cancer Videos

Swedish Cancer Institute Colon and Rectal Center
Dr. Richard Billingham talks about The Colon and Rectal Center at Swedish Medical Center. The Swedish Cancer Institute has come together by a conglomeration of several colorectal specialists and colorectal cancer specialists. Swedish Medical Center is also reporting their research to other centers and in collaboration, working on techniques nationwide. (1:45)
Colon Cancer Awareness
Colorectal cancer is preventable and curable. Experts at the Swedish Cancer Institute discuss colorectal screenings, and who needs to have them. (1:41)
What is Colorectal Cancer?
Dr. Richard Billingham explains colorectal cancer and also discusses those who are at higher risk for colorectal cancer, what a colonoscopy is, and which is the best screening test. (1:32)
What are the Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer?
Dr. Richard Billingham explains the symptoms of colorectal cancer, which are: bleeding, constipation, change in the way bowel movements work, but in most cases there are no symptoms at all. (1:31)
Dr. Raman Menon discusses causes for constipation and ways to treat it. (4:20)
Dr. Raman Menon describes incontinence and ways to treat it. (3:42)
Anal Fissure
Darren Pollock, MD, discusses what an anal fissure is and ways you can treat it. (3:04)
Screening Tests for Colorectal Cancer
Dr. Richard Billingham explains the various screening tests that can be used to test for colorectal cancer. The most reliable and accurate test is the colonoscopy. (1:40)
How to Prepare for a Colonscopy
Dr. Rod Kratz, a Colon and Rectal Surgeon, at the Swedish Colon and Rectal Clinic in Seattle, shares his experience preparing for his first colonoscopy. (3:21)
Colon or Rectal Cancer Diagnosis: Should I get a Second Opinion?
Drs. Rodney Kratz and Richard Billingham answer common questions about getting second opinions for a colon cancer diagnosis (2:40)
A Patient's Experience With Rectal Cancer and Treatment
Russell Dawson talks about his treatment and gives advice for others facing colorectal surgery or radiation. (3:14)
A physician's thoughts and tips for patients with colon and rectal cancer
Dr. Amir Bastawrous talks about colon cancer and treatment options. He explains the differences between treating colon cancer and rectal cancer, discusses the importance of having a board-certified colorectal surgeon, and discusses Swedish Cancer Institute's team approach to treating colorectal cancers and its clinical trials for colon and rectal cancers. (3:29)
What are the Treatments for Colorectal Cancer
Dr. Richard Billingham talks about the three basic treatments for colorectal cancer: surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. (1:42)
Less Invasive Surgery for Colorectal Cancer
Dr. Richard Billingham talks about less invasive surgery procedures used to treat colorectal cancer, and how Swedish Medical Center has been one of the pioneers of these techniques. (1:10)
Surgical Procedures for Colorectal Cancer
Dr. Richard Billingham talks about surgical procedures for colorectal cancer, and the different procedures used for colon cancer and rectal cancer. (1:35)
What Happens the Day of Colorectal Surgery
Dr. Richard Billingham discusses what happens on the day of a colorectal surgery, what the patient is required to do in order to prepare for surgery, and what is involved in the recovery process. (0:55)
Post-Operative Treatments After Colorectal Surgery
Dr. Richard Billingham talks about colorectal cancer post-operative treatments, and what is done to prevent the cancer from reoccurring. (1:25)