Lifelines 1 – Colorectal Cancer and African Americans And Hispanics
Narrator: This is Lifelines, from NIH Radio.
Henry-Tillman: Hello, I am Dr. Rhonda Henry-Tillman. Too few African American and Hispanic adults are getting screened for colorectal cancer. Several different colorectal cancer screening tests are available. These tests can find abnormal growths in the colon and rectum so that they can be removed before they turn into cancer. Screening tests can also find colorectal cancer in its earlier stages, when it responds best to treatment. The National Cancer Institute offers the latest research and information about colorectal and other cancers. Visit www.cancer.gov or call 1-800-4- CANCER to speak with a cancer information specialist. Reduce your risk, live a healthy life.
Narrator: Lifelines, from NIH Radio, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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