‘Shout it from the rooftops’: Blue Lights Campaign for CRC awareness

Colorectal cancer is ranked number two in the United States in terms of cancer deaths, behind just lung cancer, but often does not get the same attention as other forms of cancer. However, colorectal cancer presents the opportunity to be preventable. That is why Marianne T. Ritchie, MD, of Jefferson Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Philadelphia, started the Blue Lights Campaign to raise awareness and get more people screened.“Other kinds of screening, like mammograms can pick up early cancer, but colonoscopies often find polyps before they turn to cancer,” she told HealioRead More

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