Events | Published February 23, 2011

Dress In Blue Day in recognition of Colon Cancer Awareness

March 4 is Dress Blue Day in recognition of Colon Cancer Awareness.

Fast Facts on colon cancer: (www.ccalliance.org/dressinblueday/index.html)
* Colon cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in the US
* Colon cancer has no symptoms until it's at an advanced stage
* Colon cancer is 80% preventable when detected early
* You can reduce your risks through regular screenings
* Beginning at age 50 (or earlier if you have a family history), get your colon checked.
* To contact a Mount Nittany Physician Group gastroenterologist, call 234.8800 or go online to www.mountnittany.org/physiciangroup

The Foundation’s 21st Annual Golf Tournament raised $150,000 for the new Cancer Center.

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