March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March 9, 2016 by Deena
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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the #2 leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women in the U.S. combined and accounts for nearly 10% of cancer deaths in the U/S. 1 in 20 men and women will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in their lifetime. Over 60% of deaths from colorectal cancer could be avoided with screening.
For more information on colorectal cancer including risk factors, screening options and patient resources, visit www.fightcolorectalcancer.org

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