Get screened for colorectal cancer

March 07, 2014

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Though more than 50 thousand Americans will die this year of colorectal cancer, the good news is there are now more than 1 million survivors in this country – thanks in part to increased screening and improved treatments. Viju Deenadayalu, M.D., provides basic information about colorectal cancer and the details of in-home tests and colonoscopy screenings. 

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

March 07, 2013

Dr. Mark Whiteford explains the risk factors of colorectal cancer and?the importance of getting screened.

Get screened for colorectal cancer

March 16, 2012

Providence experts talk about the importance of getting a colonoscopy to detect and prevent colorectal cancer.

Colorectal Cancer Awareness AM Northwest 03/2011

March 01, 2011

Dr. Todd Crocenzi, medical director, Providence Gastrointestinal Cancer Program, and a colorectal cancer survivor discuss the benefits of screening on KATU's AM Northwest.