March is Colon Cancer Awareness month and Edith Mitchell, MD, Director of the Center for Cancer Disparities and Immediate Past-President of the National Medical Association, recently participated in an ABC News Tweet Chat moderated by chief health and medical editor Dr. Richard Besser on symptoms, prevention and treatment of the disease.
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Sam Wood, a writer for Philly.com and the Philadelphia Inquirer, recently spoke with Dr. Mitchell Conn, a gastroenterologist at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, about the different types of colon cancer screening.
The FDA recently approved the camera pill for use in people who are unable to complete a colonoscopy screening for colorectal cancer. Jefferson physicians are pioneers in this noninvasive means of GI imaging .