March 12: Colon Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life

With colorectal cancer being found in an increasing number of younger adults, the pressure is on to screen millions more.

Although I usually refrain from writing columns linked to national health observances, I believe that Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, in March, is too important to ignore. There are simply too many people who are still getting and dying from this preventable disease because they failed to get screened for it, including people without excuses like ignorance, lack of health insurance or poor access to medical services.

Read the full article here on the New York Times.

2019-03-12T19:00:45+00:00