Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths, resulting in over 850,000 deaths worldwide each year, with more than 53,000 deaths related to the disease expected to occur in the US in 2023. The irony is that colon cancer is preventable, detectable and treatable.

Dr. Brian Clark, chief of gastroenterology and medical director of endoscopy, and Melissa Soto, patient navigator, discuss the risks, prevention and treatment of colon cancer as well as “mythbusting” about colonoscopy.



Tufts Medicine Formerly Wellforce