• By Richard Dietman

Mayo Clinic Radio: Colon Cancer Awareness/Brain Injury/Palliative Care

March 15, 2015

Colon cancer remains the second-leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the U.S. On this week's program, we hear about #strongarmselfie, the Twitter campaign to raise awareness and funds for a cure. Gastroenterologist Dr. Paul Limburg explains why the best test for colon cancer is the one you get. Also on the program, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist Dr. Allen Brown discusses why older adults are as vulnerable as athletes to traumatic brain injury. And we'll have suggestions for choosing palliative care from general internal medicine specialist Dr. Jacob Strand.

Miss the show?  Here's the podcast:  MayoClinicRadio PODCAST March 21 2015

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: African-Americans are at the same risk as other groups for colon cancer.

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