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Improving colon cancer awareness

Despite being 90 percent curable if caught early, people are still afraid to confront this disease. Getting the message out is critical. “Today’s” Katie Couric reports.
/ Source: TODAY

It’s a disease that can be prevented through proper screening, and yet over 130,000 people in this country alone, will receive a colon cancer diagnosis this year. Despite the fact that it’s 90 percent curable if caught early, colon cancer remains a disease that most people don’t want to confront. Getting the message out about advancements in prevention and treatment is critical. “Today” host Katie Couric reports. Watch the video of her report.