EMMC Conducts Colon Cancer Study 

Colon cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in Maine.A new study taking place at Eastern Maine Medical Center could help lower those numbers.The hospital is looking for folks who’ve been diagnosed with colon cancer in the last year or had polyps removed.The trial will explore whether a drug commonly used to lower cholesterol could prevent polyps from reoccurring.Anyone who’d like to participate in the national study can call 973-4274 for more information.