colorectal cancer awareness

Health Matters: Getting Screened for Colon Cancer

Physicians say the second most deadly cancer, colon cancer, is preventable

HEALTH MATTERS — Doctors are urging people to get checked for colon cancer during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. But what can you expect to go through when getting screened for the second most deadly cancer among US men and women? Catching a pre-cancerous growth in your colon at age 50 can add up to 30 years to your life. The…