More Young Adults Getting, Dying From Colon Cancer

July 19, 2018 | Posted By: njnet

Heather Blackburn-Beel was 34 years old when the pain in her belly started. The Indiana resident was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome, and the mother of two and full-time nurse felt that made sense with her busy and stressful schedule.

Editor’s note: This story was updated May 30, 2018 to reflect the American Cancer Society’s new recommendation on colorectal cancer screening.

May 10, 2018 — Heather Blackburn-Beel was 34 years old when the pain in her belly started. The Indiana resident was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome, and the mother of two and full-time nurse felt that made sense with her busy and stressful schedule.

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