February is Black History Month and Cancer Prevention Month Inova Schar Cancer Institute oncologist Timothy Cannon, MD, recently treated a middle-aged black man with aggressive colorectal cancer. The patient is a real-life representation of new national data pointing to substantially higher rates of this disease in African Americans. Not only do African Americans have the…

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Timothy L. Cannon, MD, is board certified in medical oncology and hematology, and has a special interest in managing gastrointestinal cancers. Dr. Cannon is the clinical director and moderator of Inova’s weekly molecular tumor board, which matches patients with targeted therapies based on molecular diagnostics.      Tiffani A. DeMarco, MS, CGC, is a board-certified…

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Timothy L. Cannon, MD, is a member of Inova Medical Group board certified in medical oncology and hematology. He has a special interest in managing of gastrointestinal cancers. Read Dr. Cannon’s profile. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and I always applaud efforts to raise awareness of this disease – the fourth most common cancer…

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