March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month: Get a Screening Colonoscopy if Appropriate for Your Age and History

Video: See What to Expect During a Colonoscopy.

The CBS news anchor Katie Couric (formerly of the NBC Today show) lost her husband to colon cancer ten years ago. According to the press release, "since then colon cancer awareness and prevention has been a cause near to her heart. March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and Katie Couric put together a video for her YouTube channel with recognizable faces who have loaned their talent for Public Service Announcements about the disease."

Colon Cancer Awareness


Cleveland Clinic Colorectal Cancer Risk Assessment Tool. Get your score in 2 minutes (free).
Remembering Dad on Father’s Day. Paging Dr. Gupta, 06/2008.
Fear was the No. 1 reason people gave to explain why they hadn’t gone in for a colonoscopy to screen for colon cancer. NYTimes.

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  1. More initiatives undertaken in different countries associated with Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month can be seen here: