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Get Screened During Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

By Cmdr. Jim Keck, Naval Hospital Jacksonville family medicine physician March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, so it’s a good time to get familiar with this disease and how you can prevent it.  Colorectal cancer affects the colon or rectum—the lower part of your digestive system.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among cancers that affect both …

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