Colon cancer—colorectal cancer or colon and rectal cancer—is one of the most preventable forms of cancer. Yet it remains a leading cause of cancer death for men and women in the United States.
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Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancers that affect both men and women. Yet, found early enough, colorectal cancer is highly treatable. Allina Health genetics counselor Della Bro talked with KARE 11 News about the disease and what everyone should know about prevention.
Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Colorectal Cancer: What You Need to Know, can-ahc-14310 (3/05); American Cancer Society, All About Colon and Rectum Cancer
Casandra A. Anderson, MD