March is colorectal cancer awareness month.
With colorectal cancer the second leading cause of cancer death, it's a great time to take a look at the health of your colon.
"Colorectal cancer is largely preventable with early screening and detection," said Dr. Anne Lin, assistant professor of general surgery for the UCLA Health System and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
UCLA experts encourage people to embrace the following tips to help protect colon health:
UCLA has received an additional $46 million gift from longtime supporter and legendary entertainment visionary David Geffen, a reinvestment that brings the amount of the David Geffen Medical Scholarship Fund to $146 million.