That is alarming because colo-rectal cancer is entirely preventable if picked up early. News 8 is partnering with UR Medicine to convince our viewers, especially men in their early 50s, to have a colonoscopy. What often prevents patients from going through the test is a lack of understanding. There is a perception that the colonoscopy is uncomfortable and embarrassing, but it is not- and we are going to prove that. On Tuesday February 25th, Kevin Doran is going to have a colonoscopy live during our newscasts to show how easy it is.
For more information on colonoscopy and its importance, click here.
Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.