Colon Cancer, 150,000 people will be told they have it this year.
50,000 will die from it.
But, most of them don't have to.
Soon there may be an at-home screening test to make the entire process even easier and more private.
The experimental DNA test can find abnormalities in a person's sample and possibly alert them to any pre-cancerous tumors.
In a recent study, the DNA test detected 87% of colorectal cancers in curable stages.
As Michelle Dunaway reports in today's Healthy Living, what you don't know about colonoscopies, could be deadly.