Dr. Limburg, Dr. Shives and Tracy McCray with Mayo Clinic Radio pictured doing the #StrongArmSelfie for colorectal cancer awareness
(L-R) Mayo Clinic Radio co-hosts Tracy McCray and Dr. Tom Shives with Dr. Paul Limburg #StrongArmSelfie


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 social media campaign to raise awareness and funds for a cure. Gastroenterologist Dr. Paul Limburg explains why the best tescolon cancer metst 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.

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

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