Eastern Iowa Gastroenterology

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For Release: February 17, 2012

Family Health:
A Young Bettendorf Mother
Beats the Odds and Colon Cancer 

At thirty-nine, Gina Boubon was diagnosed with colon cancer and has gone on to beat the disease, living cancer-free for nearly six years.

(Davenport, IA) – Cancer. It’s a scary word and easy to get caught up with the word “colon” instead of the word cancer. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Anyone over 50 is at risk, but colon cancer survival rate is 90% with early detection.

Forty-five year old Gina Bubon is one who has beaten the odds and wants to save other lives along with her own. Diagnosed with colon cancer at the young age of 39 (a disease people often associate with the over-50 crowd) Gina is adamant that no one ignore colon cancer symptoms.

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