Chicago woman uses cancer diagnosis to promote testing

06/30/2010 | Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill.)

Hanover Township Community Health Director Trish Simon started the "Colonoscopy Challenge" after she was diagnosed with colon cancer at age 32, far younger than the recommended minimum age of 50 for beginning routine colonoscopy screenings. She wants to make sure more people in her suburban Chicago area are aware of colon cancer and get testing if they need it.

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