Posted by March 23rd, 2009
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the U.S.
In the month of March we are working to increase awareness that lives can be saved with screening. and colorectal cancer often can be prevented.
There is no shame in preventing cancer, and there are no reasons not to undergo screening. I have done my colonoscopy myself since I have a family history of colon cancer. It was pretty easy. The worst was the preparation a day before…which, in fact, was my day in Norris clinic. When I can do it, you can.
Regular screening tests can find precancerous polyps so they can be removed before they turn into cancer. We know that screening with colonoscopies can also find colorectal cancer early when treatment can cure the cancer.
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