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The Surgical Institute of South Dakota, PC has specialists in colorectal cancer in Sioux Falls, SD

Cancer is notoriously life-threatening, but there are many different types. Colorectal cancer is a cancer that deals with your bowels, intestines and colon. If you have a history of colorectal cancer, also known as colon cancer, ask your doctor about getting a screening. Your doctor can refer you to Surgical Institute of South Dakota, PC whether or not you're experiencing symptoms.

Signs and symptoms of colon cancer can be difficult to detect, but an MRI, colonoscopy or other endoscopic procedure can depict the growth's size and severity. Our team of knowledgeable specialists can perform surgery to remove the growth after the tumor has been identified.

You deserve a colorectal cancer specialist in Sioux Falls, SD. Call 605-334-0393 today to schedule an appointment.

Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal surgery treats conditions affecting the colon, rectum and anus.

Fellowship trained Colon & Rectal surgeon (Dr. Jesse Guardado) treats colorectal illnesses, such as:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Colorectal cancer and polyps (benign growths that can become cancerous)
  • Anal conditions such as fissures, fistula and hemorrhoids
  • Diverticular disease
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Ulcerative Colitis and Chrohn's disease
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Pilonidal Cyst

Surgeries performed by Surgical Institute's colon and rectal surgeon include:

  • Colectomy
  • Colostomy
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Ileal pouch anal anastomosis (J-pouch)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) surgery
  • Internal sphincterotomy
  • Rectopexy
  • Rectal resection

Dr. Jesse Guardados specializes in minimally invasive (laparoscopic) and robotically with faster recovery, smaller incisions, shorter hospital stay and less pain.

What are the signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer?

If the early stages of your colon cancer do present signs or symptoms, they can include:

  • Rectal bleeding, either bright or dark red in color
  • Anemia, caused by iron deficiency
  • Persistent abdominal pain
  • Unexpected weight loss

These symptoms could also be caused by other conditions, but if you're experiencing any of these signs, you should talk to your doctor. Contact us today to speak with a colorectal cancer specialist.