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linda farkas

Colon and Rectal Surgeon

Dr. linda farkas is a colon and rectal surgeon practicing in Sacramento, CA. Dr. farkas specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. As a colon and rectal surgeon, Dr. farkas often treats conditions like rectal cancer, colon cancer, hemorrhoids, anal fissures and diverticulitis. Colon and rectal surgeons may be referred to you by your gastroenterologist if your doctor believes you need a surgical procedure.
30 years Experience
linda farkas
  • Sacramento, CA
  • loyola university
  • Accepting new patients

What is a colectomy?

This is a removal of part of the colon.

Can colon cancer be cured with a surgery?

Depending on the stage of the disease, it can be. Earlier stages can be cured with surgery alone. If later staged, then chemotherapy and surgery may be necessary. Refer to NCCN READ MORE
Depending on the stage of the disease, it can be. Earlier stages can be cured with surgery alone. If later staged, then chemotherapy and surgery may be necessary. Refer to NCCN colon cancer for more details.

Will I be given anesthesia for a colonoscopy?

They usually give a sedation by vein, which is a form of anesthesia.

What can be the impact of long term constipation?

No one knows the long-term impact, though, if she does not have any symptoms, this may be her individual normal. Her primary care can check to make sure she does not have thyroid READ MORE
No one knows the long-term impact, though, if she does not have any symptoms, this may be her individual normal. Her primary care can check to make sure she does not have thyroid or parathyroid hormone imbalances.