Allina's Virginia Piper Cancer Institute leader says colon cancer rates decreasing

Tim Sielaff, MD, president of Allina’s Virginia Piper Cancer Institute

[KARE-TV, July 27, 2011] Minnesota's colon cancer rates have been decreasing about two percent over the past 10 years, says Tim Sielaff, MD, president of Allina's Virginia Piper Cancer Institute.

However, each year, 2,500 Minnesotans receive the diagnosis, and 750 to 800 people die from it.

Recently, Dr. Sielaff talked about colon cancer, screening and treatment on KARE-TV's Morning Show. See the entire interview below.

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