Let's learn more about Colorectal Cancer!

March is National Colorectal Cancer awareness month and is also National Nutrition Month which can help educate people with Colon cancers.

Did you know?

  • Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women in the United States.

  • Colon cancer may be inherited (check your family history)

  • Colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer

  • A diet that’s high in red meats e.g beef, pork, lamb or liver and even processed meats like hotdogs can raise you colorectal cancer.

What is Colon Cancer?

It usually begins as small, noncancerous (benign) clumps of cells called polyps that form on the inside of the colon. Overtime, some of these polyps can become cancerous.

What are some of the symptoms?

  • Change in your bowel habits, including diarrhea or constipation. *Abdominal discomfort such as cramps, gas or pain. Sometimes rectal bleeding or blood in your stool.

  • Weakness or fatigue.

  • A feeling that your bowel doesn’t completely empty.

  • Unexplained weight loss.

If you feel like you have these symptoms, immediately seek assistance from your medical provider.

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