Such an Important Medical Test

Posted on 03/25/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Medical artWith March being Colon Cancer Awareness Month, it might be a good time to consider getting checked.  A recent article in the Wall Street Journal raises some good points.  In fact, a doctor from the Cleveland Clinic quoted in the WSJ piece had this to say: “Every time a patient with colon cancer comes into my office, I think, ‘This didn’t need to happen. Why didn’t this person get a colonoscopy five years ago?’ ”

Here is an important flyer from our friends at Maine Health Management Coalition: http://www.scribd.com/doc/214429903/Colon-Cancer-Screening-1

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