Inside Your Health: Screening for Colon and Rectal Cancers

August 13, 2017 11:32 PM

The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 135,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer and more than 50,000 people will die from the disease in 2017.

But experts say that if everyone got screened and treated, 80 percent of these cancers could be prevented.

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KSTP medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou talks with Leah McLean about screening and new developments regarding colon and rectal cancers. 

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Dr. Archelle Georgiou

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