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Eye-opening: Giant colon display helps others see cancer dangers

Thursday, February 24, 2011

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Marcie Lawson, community manager for health initiatives for the American Cancer Society's High Plains Division, shares information about colon cancer with Judy Northcutt and Joyce Thornton on Wednesday at the YMCA. Behind them is an inflatable replica of the human colon, which was on display for people to walk through and see the different types of colon issues, including polyps and stage 4 cancer.
(Photo by Michelle Felter, Staff)
Replica was 35 feet long and 10 feet tall

michellef@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- Those who visited the YMCA on Wednesday had something different greet them as they walked through the door -- a replica of the human colon.

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