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40 Force: Colon Cancer

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — When it comes to cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second deadliest in the United States.

There are a lot of questions when it comes to the disease.

Tonight, we had a panel of experts here to take your calls and answer your questions.

We also discussed the warning signs that you shouldn’t ignore and methods that you need to take to ensure a clean bill of health.

40 Force: Colon Cancer – only on ABC40.

We would like to thank our panel of experts for joining us:

Dr. John Zeroogian, Gastroenterology
Springfield Medical Associates

Dr. David Pleet, Gastroenterology
Springfield Medical Associates

Dr. David Kalman, Gastroenterology
Springfield Medical Associates

Dr. Ira Schmelkin, Gastroenterology
Noble Hospital

Dr. Jeffrey Cooley, Gastroenterology
Hampshire Gastroenterology Associates / Cooley Dickinson Hospital

Dr. Mark Kiely, Colorectal Surgeon
Baystate Medical Center

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HELPFUL LINKS
Five Myths About Colon Cancer
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