R&B legend Bobby Womack, who was diagnosed with the early stages of colon cancer in March, was given a clean bill of health after undergoing surgery Wednesday to have the mass removed, according to NewsOne.
Womack, whose singing career has spanned more than 50 years with a repertoire that includes hits such as “Across 110th Street,” “Lookin’ for A Love” and “Harry Hippie,” has had his share of health problems over recent years.
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Blacks & Colon Cancer
African American men have less than a 5-year survival rate for colon cancer, as compared to non-Hispanic white men, and should therefore be screened for the disease at 40 (10 years earlier than their White counterparts).
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