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Pharmacies participating in colon cancer screening

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J-P Dice is checking in again with us on his cancer journey. A few months ago, he shared with FOX6 viewers that he was fighting colorectal cancer and was on track to being healthy.

Now, J-P wants to share some important information about how you can act to keep your health strong.

Colon cancer is the second most common, fatal cancer in Alabama. The key to treatment and survival is early detection and Alabamians can get tested for free.

The FITWAY Colorectal Cancer Prevention Program is working with the Alabama Pharmacy Association and Birmingham Gastroenterology Associates to offer free, take-home screening tests in five Birmingham-area pharmacies.

Here are the pharmacies participating in the FITWAY pilot:

Ritch's Pharmacy
2714 Cahaba Road
Mountain Brook, AL

Eastern Valley Drugs
1310 Eastern Valley Road
Bessemer, AL

Payless Drugs
2512 31st Ave N
Birmingham, AL

Payless Drugs
4901 Gary Ave
Fairfield, AL

Payless Drugs
584 Morris Majestic Road
Morris, AL

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