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Colon cancer survivor highlights importance of screenings

Cindy Thesing's official title at the Sparta School District is ‘Nutrition Services Supervisor' - that means she writes all the menus for the district and procures all the food. But to those who know Cindy, she is also called a survivor of colon cancer.

Study: Many elderly get colon screening too often

 Many older Americans get repeat colon cancer tests they don't need and Medicare is paying for it, suggests a study that spotlights unnecessary risks to the elderly and a waste of money.