Screen for Life: Meryl Streep (:30) Version A Transcript

Screen for Life: Meryl Streep (:30) Version A

[Meryl Streep] I have played some characters you could call controlling. But the truth is: there’s so much
in life we can’t control. Here’s something we can: colorectal cancer. It’s the second leading cancer killer
in the U.S., but it is almost entirely preventable!

Most colon cancers start as polyps, and screening finds polyps, so they can be removed before they turn
into cancer. If you’re over 50, get screened. Screening saves lives. It could really save your life.

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