Navy Vet Turned Down For Early Screenings, Now Has Stage 4 Cancer

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Navy veteran David Cohen knew he had a history of colon cancer in his family, but his repeated requests for early cancer screenings were turned down by his local VA hospital, CNN reports.

Now, Cohen is facing his worst fears: a diagnosis of stage four colorectal cancer and a prognosis of 26 months left to live.


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