|CHN Health Matters|
|Tuesday, November 05, 2013 5:51 AM|
Is colon cancer preventable?
Last week I wrote about cancer screening in general. In this article, I will focus on colon cancer.
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women. One in 20, or five percent of, Americans will come down with colon cancer in their lifetime. Each year there are 152,000 new cases and 50,000 deaths from colon cancer in the United States.
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