National Geographic : 2000 Aug
AMERICAN CANCER CSOCIETY 7upAD-. 7 7 5 rLo-y<JS. Colon cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the U.S. But if it is caught in the early stages, colon cancer patients have a 92% survival rate. And many people don't realize it affects women just as often as it affects men. Make it a personal goal to get checked when you turn 50. That way, you'll have plenty of time to get to everything on your list. For more information on COLON CANCER, call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.