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Dr. Connie Pennington: "The Heart of Prevention is Education"

Be Seen, Get Screened's Physician Spotlight Q&A series highlights the work of health care professionals on the front line in the fight against colon cancer. In our latest Q&A, we talked to Dr. Connie Pennington, a colorectal surgeon at Colon & Rectal Surgery Consultants in Johnson City, TN. Dr. Pennington brings a unique holistic healing approach to her practice - here's what she had to say about colon cancer and colon cancer screening.

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How Research and Social Media Can Help Fight Colon Cancer

Be Seen, Get Screened's Physician Spotlight Q&A series highlights the work of health care professionals on the front line in the fight against colon cancer. In our latest Q&A, we talked to Dr. Mark Lewis, a medical oncologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Lewis has extensive experience with the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer - the most preventable, but least prevented form of cancer.

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Physician Spotlight Q&A: Medical Pathologist Dr. Mohammad Kamal on the Importance of Early Detection

Be Seen, Get Screened's Physician Spotlight Q&A series highlights the work of health care professionals on the front line in the fight against colon cancer. In our latest Q&A, we talked to medical Gastrointestinal pathologist Dr. Mohammad Kamal about the importance of screening and its impact on the early detection of colon cancer.

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Colorectal Surgeon Dr. Louis Barfield On The Importance Of Regular Screening

Be Seen, Get Screened's Physician Spotlight Q&A series highlights the work of health care professionals on the front line in the fight against colon cancer. In our latest Q&A, we talked to Dr. Louis Barfield, Chair of the Colorectal Cancer Multidisciplinary Care Team at Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center.

Be Seen, Get Screened: Can you tell us a bit about your professional experience, specifically in regards to colon cancer and colon cancer screening? 

As a colon and rectal surgeon, cancer of the colon and rectum is one of the primary disease processes I treat. I perform surgical procedures that can potentially offer my patients a cure, particularly if the cancer is diagnosed in its early stages. That is why screening and early detection is so vital.

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Dr. Katrina Roop on Colon Cancer Prevention In a Family Practice Environment

Be Seen, Get Screened's Physician Spotlight Q&A series highlights the work of health care professionals on the front line in the fight against colon cancer. In our latest Q&A, we talked to Katrina Roop, D.O., a family practice physician at the USMD Fort Worth – Alliance Clinic.

Be Seen, Get Screened: Tell us a bit about your professional experience, specifically in regard to colon cancer and colon cancer screening. Does your position as a family practice physician provide any unique challenges or opportunities in caring for your patients?

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Physician Spotlight Q&A: Talking Geriatric Medicine with Jennifer Arnouville, D.O.

Be Seen, Get Screened's Physician Spotlight Q&A series highlights the work of health care professionals on the front line in the fight against colon cancer. In our latest Q&A, we talked to Jennifer Arnouville, D.O., a geriatric medicine physician at USMD, a health system based in Irving, TX.

Be Seen, Get Screened: Can you tell us a bit about your professional experience, including anything specific in regard to colon cancer screening?

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