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WDSU 6 On Call: Colon Cancer Screenings
As with most cancers, your best chance for surviving colon cancer is by detecting it early. Annual screenings can truly save lives as there is nearly a 90 percent chance for a cure when it is found in early stages. Dr. Aderonke Akingbola, Gastroenterologist from Ochsner – Kenner, tells us more about colon cancer – who is at risk for developing colorectal cancer, what the symptoms are that need to be brought to the attention of a physician and at what age should men and women begin getting colonoscopies.