March is colon cancer awareness month

 


March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month according to Sara Hoover, C.F.O. and Accreditation Coordinator of the Nebraska Panhandle Public Health District located in Scottsbluff.

The Nebraska Colon Cancer Screening Program and Panhandle Public Health District are working together to improve colon cancer screening rates in Nebraska by offering free fecal occult blood test (FOBT) kits to Nebraska Panhandle residents.

Colon cancer develops with few, if any symptoms at first. The following symptoms are ones you should look for; blood in the stool, a change in bowel habits, general unexplained stoma...



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