Minnesota's Governor Mark Dayton issued an official proclamation naming March 2012 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in the State of Minnesota. View the Proclamation.
If you are one of the millions of people who have dreaded the exam for colon cancer - there is now proof that it does save lives. The evidence is there -- proof that colonoscopies have reduced the death rate from colon cancer by 53 percent. Read the full article by Denise Grady of the New York Times - republished in the Star Tribune on February 22, 2012.