UNC researchers will conduct colon cancer study in McDowell County

From the McDowell News:

Researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill are conducting a study in McDowell County to understand how people make decisions about being tested for colon cancer.

Death rates from colon cancer are high in McDowell and rates for colon cancer screenings are low, according to UNC researchers.


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