Debunking myths about colorectal cancer

UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Dr. Zev Wainberg sheds light on a handful of common misconceptions

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Dr. Zev Wainberg, a member of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, debunks some common myths about colorectal cancer — starting with the misconception that the disease only affects people over the age of 50 — and shares a few prevention tips. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.