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Early detection of colon cancer makes all the difference for two area men
Thomas Francis
Forsyth County resident Thomas Francis, left, underwent chemotherapy and radiation for colon cancer at the age of 24. He advises others to you have to “stay on top of your health.” He is shown here with his fiancé, Kim Lemons, and the couple’s dog Atticus Finch. - photo by For the Forsyth County News
Thomas Francis was 24 and a fitness warrior; David Wall was 74, which puts him at an average risk for colon cancer. Neither man had a strong family history of colorectal cancer, nor thought they would ever be faced with intestinal cancer.