As a child, the 31-year-old reality show star lost his dad to colorectal cancer, and now hes trying to get young folks to encourage their older family members to be screened for the disease.
Zohn is particularly bummed that young folks are reluctant to talk about the rear end. In his words, They think, Eww, its colorectal cancer. We cant talk about the rectum.
He feels that by participating in the Make Screening A Reality campaign, he might change some minds. As he puts it, If they see me and Im not afraid to talk about it, theyll think its not a big deal and theyll talk to their dads about it.
Zohn knows about screening firsthand: He had a colonoscopy about a year and a half ago and brags, it was my 30th birthday present to myself.
By the way, March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
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