Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - Colon cancer high in Louisiana

Louisiana has the third highest colorectal cancer death rate in the country, even though the disease is largely preventable with screenings. If caught early colon cancer has a 90 percent survival rate. Find out more information about colon cancer in two recent stories in the news:



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