WNED-TV Health and Wellness

My Health Counts! Colorectal Cancer Screening Saves Lives

Season 2 Episode 5 | 26m 49s

Of cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the United States, but it doesn’t have to be. If everybody aged 50 or older had regular screening tests as many as 60% of deaths could be prevented. Host Susan Hunt is joined by Dr. Christopher Bartolone and Dr. Andrew Bain to show you how to take control of your health and reduce your risks.

Aired: 02/27/13

Rating: NR

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Major funding for My Health Counts! is provided the New York State Department of Health- Cancer Services Program--your partner for cancer screening, support and information. With foundation support by “Aligning Forces for Quality”--an initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the John R. Oishei Foundation--a catalyst for change. Produced in partnership with the P² Collaborative of Western New York.