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BTN LiveBIG: UW researcher works to prevent cancer

BTN will join the American Cancer Society in the support of Suits and Sneakers™ Awareness Weekend Jan. 24-26, when coaches wear sneakers with their suits during games to raise awareness of the fight against cancer. Today’s blog post, from Elizabeth Mendes, managing editor for research at the American Cancer Society, highlights impressive work being done at the University of Wisconsin to increase Colorectal cancer screening rates. Colorectal cancer is currently one of only a handful of cancer types that can actually be prevented by getting a screening test. But about 1 in 3 American adults who need to be screened are not