If people are constantly falling off a cliff, you could place ambulances under the cliff or build a fence on the top of the cliff. We are placing all too many ambulances under the cliff. …Dr. Dennis Burkitt, the Irish surgeon and researcher who discovered Burkitt’s lymphoma (28 Feb 1911 - 23 Mar 1993) News Flash! Colon cancer is largely curable (if detected in its early stages). However, advanced disease can be lethal. Colon Cancer Canada estimates that each week 423 Canadians are diagnosed with colon cancer and 175 die of this disease.