Indian Lake man with colon cancer urges others to get screened

Mark Mulholland
Created: March 29, 2021 07:07 PM

Two months ago, Ed Brown of Indian Lake had surgery to remove part of his colon. He remembers being told he had cancer.

He thought about the times he would put off colon cancer screening. He knew he should have done it beginning at age 50.

Fortunately, his PA insisted, even sending a screening kit directly to Brown's house.

The test was positive, so he was referred to Gastroenterology Associates, whose doctors are seeing too many people put off colonoscopies.

Colon cancer detected early is very treatable, but untreated is second only to lung cancer in mortality.

Hear Brown's advice to others who may be putting off colon cancer screening by watching the video of Mark Mulholland's story.


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