Ironman Star Urges Screening to Prevent Colon Cancer

Video courtesy of CBS News

Ironman star and Oscar nominee Terrence Howard is speaking out to prevent colon cancer after his mother died of colon cancer last fall at the age of 56.

Talking about his experience on CBS News he said,

The only way I can find any peace of mind is trying to stop what killed my mother.

He spoke to a black community group who were playing BINGO in Boston as part of a colon cancer awareness program developed by Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

See more videos from Howard produced by the National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance and the Centers for Disease Control Screen for Life program.

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