Waupun mayor outlines priorities, Rising rates of colon cancer in younger adults

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“End of the Trail,” Waupun, Wisconsin. Ali Eminov (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Waupun’s mayor discusses his goals for the year and the challenges facing his community, which includes several state correctional facilities. Then, a Froedert Hospital cancer specialist talks about the increasing frequency of colon cancer being found in younger adults.

Featured in this Show

  • Mayor of Waupun’s challenges include prison issues, cost of EMS and representing local Republican politics

    Waupun Mayor Rohn Bishop says the city’s biggest challenges include stressed state prison facilities and the need to professionalize emergency medical services. Bishop joins the program to also discuss how additional state funding could help communities like Waupun.

  • Colon cancer on the rise in younger adults

    Although colon cancer has been declining among older adults, an American Cancer Society study reports an almost 10 percent increase in cases among people under 50. We talk about the trend with a cancer specialist at Froedtert Hospital and learn about the latest in diagnosis and treatment.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Interviewer
  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Rohn Bishop Guest
  • Dr. William Hall Guest

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