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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is colorectal cancer awareness month, and KAUS News spoke with Dr. Lisa Boardman from Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, who was one of the gastroenterologists who spoke during a live media briefing this week who talked about who is most at risk of being diagnosed with colorectal cancer…

Dr. Shabana Pasha from Mayo Clinic in Arizona also spoke during the briefing, and talked about what makes people apprehensive about getting a screening for colorectal cancer and what can be done to overcome that apprehension…

Roughly 140,000 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the United States each year. It is the third most common cancer and No. 2 cause of cancer-related deaths among men and women.


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