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Prevent colon cancer: Why and when you should get a colonoscopy

Prevent colon cancer: Why and when you should get a colonoscopy

Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death worldwide. Its incidence is actually on the rise in developing nations. By the time there are symptoms associated with colon cancer, it is most likely to be untreatable, and certainly incurable. Brian V. Viviano, D.O., a board-certified gastroenterologist at Plaza 38 Gastroenterology and Corry Memorial Hospital Rural Health Clinic, encourages you to get screened for colon cancer. It is one cancer you can actually prevent....Read More »

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