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Keep Spreading the Message of Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March 31, 2016

Dr. Lawrence Kim sums up everything patients need to know in his new article, "Turning 50 and Taking Cancer off Your Mind."

As Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month 2016 comes to an end, it is important to remember the message: all patients who reach screening age (50 for average-risk individuals) must get screened. AGA's own expert, Dr. Lawrence Kim of South Denver Gastroenterology, P.C., sums up everything patients need to know in his new Media Planet article, "Turning 50 and Taking Cancer off Your Mind."

Read Dr. Kim’s article for some helpful stats and tips to share with your patients. The article also provides education about how colorectal cancer develops, reviews the options for screening and discusses best practices to use when someone should be screened. After all, the best screening test is the one that gets done. These messages are crucial in the fight against colon cancer.

Share these tips with your patients to continue to spread awareness in the fight against colorectal cancer. You can post the article on your practice site or social media accounts.

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