Early detection is key in colorectal cancer

colorectal cancer awarenessMarch is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Every year, about 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and more than 50,000 people die from it.

Dr. Richard Gauthier, of the Fond du Lac Regional Clinic-Ripon, recently interviewed on 1600 WRPN am regardnig the importance of colonoscopies and early detection.

 

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