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Frances Armantrout

Mother Credits Hospital’s Blood Supply, Emergency Protocol For Saving Her Life In Childbirth

Frances Armantrout nearly lost her life giving birth to her daughter and she credits her survival to the hospital’s emergency protocol and blood supply.

08/30/2012

A boy stands inside the Super Colon, an 8-foot tall, 20-foot long, interactive replica of a human colon during Community Colon Cancer Prevention Day at the Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health  March 15, 2005 in New York City. The Super Colon shows people first-hand what colorectal polyps and cancer look like compared to healthy colon tissue. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths, yet it is 90% preventable and treatable if detected early. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

New Study Finds Colonoscopies Lower The Rate Of Cancer Deaths

A new study has found that colonoscopies lower the rate of cancer deaths.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/08/2012