Gastroenterologist discusses startling statistics of colon cancer in the Black community

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(WTNH) — March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. You may not know that colorectal cancer disproportionately affects the Black community. African Americans are about 20% more likely to get colorectal cancer and about 40% more likely to die from it.

Dr. John Wysocki, a gastroenterologist with Hartford HealthCare, joined News 8 to talk more about this.


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