Monday, March 11, 2013

Preventing Colorectal Cancer: What You Can Do

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and it provides a platform for survivors, patients, and physicians to start conversations about this disease. 

Dr. Tim Byers is the Associate Director for Cancer Prevention and Control at the University of Colorado and the Associate Dean for Public Health Practice at the Colorado School of Public Health.  He is an expert in cancer prevention research. In this interview for the Colon Cancer Alliance, Dr. Byers explains what you can do to prevent colon cancer.

Colorectal cancer screening saves lives! If you are 50 or older, talk to your healthcare provider about which screening option is best for you!

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