What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About(TM) Colorectal Cancer
New Tests, New Treatments, New Hope
by Mark Bennett Pochapin
– What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Colorectal Cancer was published in Warner hardcover (0-446-53188-X) in 3/04. The book features a foreword by Katie Couric. – Dr. Pochapin made an appearance on the Today show in conjunction with the hardcover publication of this book. Previously, he had been chosen by Katie Couric to be the Medical Director of the Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health, named in honor of Ms. Couric’s late husband. – The author is an associate professor of clinical medicine at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Chief of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy at New York Presbyterian Hospital’s Weill Cornell Medical Center. – There are approximately 100,000 new colorectal cancer cases diagnosed annually, making it the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. March is also Colorectal Cancer Month, so the publication of this book will benefit from heightened media awareness.