Dr. Karczmar, has dedicated much of his career to developing better and more affordable screening methods for early detection of breast and prostate cancer. He received his colorectal cancer diagnosis during a routine colonoscopy in November 2017.
“Now as a cancer survivor, I have become a passionate advocate for cancer screening,” said Karczmar, 64. “I tell everyone: ‘get screened.’ Screening can find cancer earlier, when it’s more treatable and cure rates are higher.”
To learn more, continue reading at The Forefront, “Cancer researcher becomes cancer patient”.
A spadea highlighting Dr. Karczmar’s story and detailing the importance of early screening is set to be published in the Sunday, March 10 edition of the Chicago Tribune.