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Doctors raise awareness for colonoscopies as part of Colon Cancer Awareness Month

The American Cancer Society says 50,000 people die

The American Cancer Society says 50,000 people die annually from colon cancer in the U.S. (April 1, 2014 2:48 PM)

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and a colon cancer survivor is encouraging everyone over 50 years old to get screened.

The American Cancer Society says 50,000 people die annually from colon cancer in the U.S., despite the fact that it's 90 percent treatable when detected early. Dr. Neville Bamji, a gastroenterologist with New York Gastroenterology Associates based in Scarsdale,...

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