Coach tells family CRC story to encourage screening

03/11/2013 | Gazette (Cedar Rapids-Marion, Iowa), The

University of Iowa men's basketball coach Fran McCaffery lost both parents to colorectal cancer because they were not screened early enough. "It was like, if you don’t go to the doctor, you don’t get any bad news," he says of his mother's avoidance of checkups. McCaffery is telling his family's story in hopes that other people will benefit from their experience.

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