Colon cancer is the number two cancer killer in America, after lung cancer.

March 07, 2013
Colon cancer is the number two cancer killer in America, after lung cancer. But up to 90 percent of colon cancers can be prevented – if you get screened. And there’s the rub – people are uncomfortable with the idea of getting a colonoscopy.

Mark Whiteford, M.D., medical director, Providence Colorectal Cancer Program, says there are risk factors that you can and can't control. More importantly, get screened.  It could save your life.

Listen Dr. Whiteford's In Depth segment on KXL-FM radio >>