Healthy Headlines: The Importance Of Early Screenings For Colon Cancer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Colorectal cancer isn’t limited to older people. The shocking death of actor Chadwick Boseman due to colon cancer at age 43 last week highlights the growing trend of people younger than 50 who are affected by colorectal cancer. But, if detected early, this cancer can be treated effectively. On today’s Healthy Headlines, Dr. Laura Heidelberg with Novant Health joins Rising to discuss colonoscopies and why you shouldn’t delay yours.

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