Anton Bilchik Explains Colectomy Anton Bilchik MD performs many different surgical techniques in his role as one of the nation’s leading cancer surgeons. In his practice, he often performs colectomy, a surgical procedure used for the treatment of colon cancer.
Providing comfortable, effective care for patients battling cancer is a priority for Anton Bilchik MD. This cancer specialist sometimes prescribes fentanyl to relieve breakthrough cancer pain that is not relieved by other drugs. Dr. Bilchik would like you to know
As a leading pancreatic cancer surgeon, Anton Bilchik MD passionately shares his knowledge about the sometimes mysterious – but always impressive – pancreas. The pancreas is a glandular organ that hides beneath your stomach; it connects to your small intestine.
Anton Bilchik works hard to relieve pain and other symptoms in the patients he treats, performing surgery and other life-saving measures to reduce or remove cancer. Even with these advanced procedures, many cancer patients suffer pain. In his quest to
Anton Bilchik MD and other doctors rely on the colonoscopy procedure to diagnose colon cancer, and sometimes remove, cancerous polyp. Dr. Bilchik uses a lighted instrument, called a colonoscope, to perform a colonoscopy. This tool is equipped with a camera
Anton Bilchik wants you to know about the links between your diet and your risk for developing cancer of the colon or rectum, known collectively as colorectal cancer. The American Cancer Society agrees with Dr. Bilchik – a diet rich
Treatment including chemotherapy and radiation may remove or destroy pancreatic cancer cells and Anton Bilchik wants to help you prepare for life after treatment. He understands you will probably feel relieved after completing treatment, but that you may worry about
Stomach cancer rarely causes symptoms, especially in the early stages. The lack of symptoms makes stomach cancer very hard to detect. When symptoms do appear, they can be vague or easily attributed to indigestion or a stomach virus. Signs and
Some researchers now suggest that people with cirrhosis, a serious phase of liver disease, have an ultrasound, twice each year, to detect liver cancer in its earliest stages. Cirrhosis occurs when scar tissue forms in the liver in a way