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Online LIVE VIDEO Chat with Penn Medicine Experts
5-6PM on Wednesday, March 12th

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Colorectal cancer, cancer of the colon and rectum, is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. You may be at a higher risk for colorectal cancer as you get older, but with education and screening, you can help reduce your risk.

This March, Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, be sure to ask the right questions, and get the facts.

To learn more about this condition, Abramson Cancer Center physicians, James M. Metz, MD Radiation Oncology Vice Chair and Editor in Chief of Oncolink, and Najjia N. Mahmoud, MD Colon & Rectal Surgery, Chief, Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery, will be answering your questions LIVE on 6abc.com.

WATCH THE VIDEO ARCHIVE
Use the form below to send your inquiries. Your questions will then be reviewed and answered by both Dr. Mahmoud and Dr. Metz, in a LIVE VIDEO CHAT from 5-6PM on Wednesday, March 12th!

James M. Metz, MD
James M. Metz, MD
Radiation Oncology Vice Chair and Editor in Chief of Oncolink
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Dr. Metz is the Vice Chair of the Clinical Division and Department of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, as well as the Associate Director for Clinical Services and Programs at the Abramson Cancer Center. Additionally, Dr. Metz serves as the Editor-in-Chief of OncoLink, the web's first online resource designed to specifically help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public find accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issues and Co-Chair of Penn Medicine's 2013 Focus on Colorectal Cancer Conference. Dr. Metz is looking forward to answering your questions.
Najjia N. Mahmoud, MD
Najjia N. Mahmoud, MD
Colon & Rectal Surgery,
Chief, Division of Colon
& Rectal Surgery
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Dr. Mahmoud is the Chief of the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery as well as an Associate Professor of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. One of Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs from 2010-2013, Dr. Mahmoud specializes in all forms of surgical intervention for colon and rectal cancer, as well as a variety of surgical treatments for non-malignant conditions. As a question and answer panelist at Focus on Colorectal Cancer Conference. Dr. Mahmoud is ready to answer your questions.