Did you know that March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month?

Below are 5 useful facts about colon cancer.

Get The Facts About Colon Cancer

  1. 1 in 20 people develops colon cancer in their lifetime
  2. Colon cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths among U.S. adults
  3. Colon cancer can often be prevented through regular screenings
  4. A colonoscopy is the most thorough test and is proven to detect disease
  5. Screening is recommended for adults ages 50-75

To learn more about screening and which test may be best for you, click here,  talk with your doctor or visit www.CDC.gov and search for “colon cancer”.