Studies done by Roper St. Francis Healthcare show that patients in our area have fallen far behind on the nationally recommended guidelines for colon cancer screenings. This is worrisome.
Like more and more colorectal cancer patients nationwide, Mount Pleasant resident Marielle McLeod was young—she’d just turned 36—when she had a gut feeling that something was wrong.
Mention going to get a colonoscopy to a friend or loved one and you’ll likely get either a grimace or a snicker, or maybe both. Actually, you should get a huge high five.
Friday is fast approaching – which means it’s time to amp up the blues. At least in your closet. March is Colon Cancer Awareness month, and tomorrow, March 6, Roper St. Francis is participating in the national Dress In Blue Day, bringing attention to colon cancer