In the News: Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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CBS 8 explores the latest in prevention strategies

A black woman in a denim shirt is comforted by a black male doctor, representing colon cancer awareness month.

CBS 8 explores the latest in prevention strategies

March is colorectal cancer awareness month, and Walter Coyle, MD, joined CBS 8 to discuss the latest in prevention and screening strategies. More than half of new colorectal cancer cases are linked to controllable risk factors, such as diet and exercise. Dr. Coyle is a gastroenterologist with Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center and is a Scripps Clinic physician.

Watch the CBS 8 interview: Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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