Colon cancer patient describes own "idiocy" in delaying screening

03/31/2008 | WRAL-TV (Raleigh, N.C.)

A 54-year-old colon cancer patient, Rick Smith, says talking about his own "idiocy" in not getting a colonoscopy sooner rather than later may help spur people to get tested and has caused other patients to share their stories. Smith describes how he keeps a diaper under his desk at work because he never knows when the side effects of his colon cancer might strike.

View Full Article in:

WRAL-TV (Raleigh, N.C.)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Health Care Exchange Account Manager
Kaiser Permanente
San Diego, CA
Director, Health Plan Claims Operations
Group Health Cooperative
Seattle, WA
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Vice President, Idaho Regional Director
Boise, ID