February 22, 2023
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month 2023
In March, we come together to provide hope and advocate for awareness.
This National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a much-needed spotlight is being cast on the importance of early detection.
Did you know?
A person may have colon cancer, with no symptoms at all
If you were born in the 1990s, you have double the risk of colon cancer and, four times the risk of rectal cancer than those born in 1950.
Colon cancer runs in the family
It is the 3rd leading cause of death for young adults
Colorectal cancer incidence rates in individuals of screening age have been declining in the U.S. since the mid-1980s. This is due to increased awareness and screening, but the screening rate remains low, Schedule your colonoscopy!