Of cancers affecting both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the United States. The disease is often preventable and, when detected early, highly curable. Because CBS Cares, they will be offering a trip for two to New York City, including three nights at a hotel near Central Park!
The sweepstakes grand prize winner will receive a trip for two to New York City, including three nights at a hotel near Central Park and a free colonoscopy for the winner by Dr. Paul Miskovitz, M.D., a leading gastroenterologist and colon cancer expert at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and clinical professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening for individuals beginning at age 50 years and continuing until age 75 years. Those at higher risk of developing colorectal cancer should begin screening at a younger age, and may need to be tested more frequently.
The sweepstakes ends March 31,2012, and the winner will be selected by random drawing in early April. For complete details and official rules, go to http://www.cbs.com/cbs_cares/.