It’s still March and it’s still Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

It’ still March and that means it’ still Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Here is a first person account of dealing with colon cancer and the importance of early detection.

Elementary school principal shares first-person story of colorectal cancer

Estimated new cases and deaths from colon and rectal cancer in the United States in 2009:

New cases: 106,100 (colon); 40,870 (rectal) Deaths: 49,920 (colon and rectal combined)

So get yourself educated about the risks, signs and symptoms of Colorectal Cancers and if you are at high risk, go talk to your doctor.  Please.

Here is some great news for my alma mater: University of Arizona regarding research for cancer:

AZ researchers get $1.5M to study vitamin D effect on cancer – Phoenix Arizona news, breaking news, local news, weather radar, traffic from ABC15 News |

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