Marisa Maddox

Marisa Maddox of Hockessin - colorectal cancer survivor and Fight Colorectal Cancer awareness ambassador

It's a topic that most of us don't want to talk about - colorectal cancer.

Colon and rectal cancers (colorectal cancer) are the second-leading cause of cancer deaths, and 60% of the deaths could be prevented with screening. 

In this week's Delaware HealthWatch, Chris Carl talks to Marisa Maddox of Hockessin, who is a colorectal cancer survivor and is now working to make sure more people are aware of this deadly disease.

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Marisa will be hosting a fundraiser to benefit Fight CRC at BBC Tavern in Greenville on March 27th, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.