Rebecca was diagnosed with Stage III colorectal cancer when she was just 46 years old – several years younger than the standard screening age for colorectal cancer – and was in seemingly good health. Rebecca worked full time as a nurse, ate healthy, enjoyed traveling and had run a couple of half marathons.
Now that COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed in our communities, many IBD patients receiving biologic treatments are apprehensive about receiving the vaccine. We understand these concerns and our providers are here to support you.
Dr. Charles Loewe, of Sarasota Center for Digestive Disease, was recently published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology. The case focuses on a healthy male who presented with soft tissue tumors.
Nearly 47,000 people will die this year from pancreatic cancer in 2020, according to the American Cancer Society. Alex Trebek, the beloved “Jeopardy!” host, is now included in this number.