Reminder: March is colon cancer awareness month

Reminder: March is colon cancer awareness month
Colonoscopy can help prevent colon cancer. Generally speaking, screenings should begin at age 50.

Lexington Medical Center reminds you that March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. More than 2,000 South Carolinians will be diagnosed with colon cancer this year, and 800 will die from the disease. Colonoscopy can help prevent colon cancer. Generally speaking, screenings should begin at age 50.