The Elephant in the Room – Let’s talk about Colorectal Cancer

elephant-in-room-colorectal-cancerI’m always looking for avenues to create awareness for colorectal cancer and the importance of screening and early detection. I recently had the pleasure of being featured as Exact Sciences Hero of the Month (May). Exact Sciences is a molecular diagnostics company focused on colorectal cancer. As part of the interview, I was asked why, in my opinion, it is important for people to be educated about the disease and the prevention methods. My answer was simple:

“No one wants to talk about colorectal cancer. Really it is a humbling cancer. Who wants to discuss such personal matters? I try to do so with humor. We must educate the general population that with screening, this cancer can be prevented. It is the third most commonly Read More