Preventing Colon Cancer in Kentucky:
Catching a Killer
- First aired on June 16, 2009
Adobe Flash Player is required for this content. (Installation instructions are available on the download page.)
If problems continue, contact our .
Meet Ted McCoy, pictured at left, and hear the courageous story of his battle against colon cancer. Learn how, with proper prevention and screening, colon cancer can be one of the most preventable types of cancer. KET and the Colon Cancer Prevention Project (CCPP) present a panel of experts answering questions about this deadly disease.
Host Renee Shaw welcomes McCoy, along with Dr. Whitney Jones, founder of the CCPP; Torrie Harris, DrPH, director of the Kentucky Office of Health Equity; and Dr. Jon Hourigan, a colon and rectal surgeon and professor at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.
Preventing Colon Cancer in Kentucky: Catching A Killer was produced by KET in collaboration with the Colon Cancer Prevention Project. Laura Krueger was the producer. Archie Borders was the segment producer. This program was funded in part by the following greater Louisville area healthcare providers: Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare; Norton Healthcare; and Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness.
For more information about the CCPP, visit www.coloncancerpreventionproject.org or call 502-290-0288.