March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. In this video with U-M physicians Kim Turgeon, associate professor of gastroenterology, and Reena Salgia, gastroenterology fellow, share the facts on colon cancer – what it is, how it’s detected and how to prevent it.
Learn more about colon cancer, its risks and prevention
- Lynch syndrome: Many hospitals now screen all colon cancers for genetic markers
- Colon Cancer Prevention Information
- Up and Down the Family Tree: How genetic testing helped one patient dodge cancer
- A Consequence of Obesity: Increased Cancer Risk
If you have questions please call the Cancer AnswerLine nurses at 800-865-1125.