Humor, screenings weapons in cancer prevention
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, claiming more lives than either breast or prostate cancer. In 2004, approximately 9,220 Texans will be diagnosed with colon cancer and 3,560 are expected to die.
The most uncomfortable part of the whole thing is the cleansing procedure the day before the actual colonoscopy. Friendship and humor are powerful and encouraging tools.