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BY Darrell Sawyer

My journey to MD Anderson began in November 2012, when I came down with what I thought was a 24-hour stomach flu. My doctor referred me to a gastrointestinal specialist, who prescribed a probiotic.

When my upset stomach still hadn’t gone away a month later, he scheduled a colonoscopy. That’s when he discovered a tumor in my intestines so large that he couldn’t complete the procedure. A CT scan confirmed the presence of a tumor...

Cancerwise blog post: Darrell Sawyer came to MD Anderson for colorectal cancer treatment after stomach flu symptoms yielded an unexpected colon cancer diagnosis.