The Conversation: Local oncologist discusses signs of colon cancer

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March is colon cancer awareness month, and on The Conversation, Carrie Lazarus sits down with one of the region’s most respected oncologists.

One of the best ways to prevent colon cancer is to get a colonoscopy when you turn 50, or even earlier if colon cancer runs in your family.

A colonoscopy is important, but there are things people can do in their lives to reduce the risk of colon cancer, like limiting alcohol intake and cutting down on red and processed meats.

Click here for signs and symptoms of colon cancer. 

See the full interview above. 

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