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Will you be one of the 132,000+ Americans diagnosed with colorectal cancer this year?*

Are you at risk for colorectal cancer?

Do you have a family history of polyps or colorectal cancer?

Is your lifestyle contributing to your risk?

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A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms in a kidney when there are high levels of certain substances in the urine. According to the National Kidney Foundation, 1 in 10 Americans will have a kidney stone in his or her lifetime, and each year more than half a million people visit emergency rooms for kidney stone problems — and the rates are rising.

Watch Northwell Health urologists Dr. Louis R. Kavoussi, chairman of Urology, Dr. David M. Hoenig and Dr. Zeph Okeke discuss what you should know about kidney stones, including:

  • Risk factors, including family history
  • Causes and kinds of stones
  • Ways to prevent stones
  • Which stones need to be treated
  • The best treatments for you based on size, location, composition and any other medical conditions you may have


1 IN 20 

The overall lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer.

1 IN 5

Those diagnosed with colorectal cancer who have a family member also affected by the disease.

MORE THAN 1,000,000

The number of colorectal cancer survivors in the U.S.


Screenings and early detection save lives. Over the past 20 years, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping. Screenings can identify polyps and cancer earlier on, when the disease is easier to cure.

At Northwell Health, our experienced team of specialists offers a wide range of screenings and treatment options for colorectal cancer. Our experts are conveniently located on Long Island and Staten Island. Learn more or make an appointment at (888) 321-3627.

As the lifetime risk of breast cancer has increased, early detection methods have become integral in identifying tumors before symptoms develop.

An estimated 83.6 million

American adults have one or more types of CVD.

40.8% of the U.S. population

will have some form of CVD by 2030.

An average of 2,150

Americans die each day from heart disease.
* According to the American Heart Association

Learn about your risks factors and bring these results to your next doctor's appointment to discuss with your physician.

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*According to the American Cancer Society.