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Bobby Hall, a technician at Albany Area Laboratory on East Broad Avenue, conducts a fecal imunochemical test Thursday to detect blood in a stool sample.Blood in a stool can be an indicator of colorectal cancer.

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Screening a big help in finding colorectal cancer

Survival rates over a five-year period for colorectal cancer range from 74 percent in Stage 1 to 6 percent in Stage 4, officials say.


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