MARCH IS COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH.
Colorectal cancer is the 4th most common cancer in the US and the 2nd leading cause of cancer death from cancer.
The good news!
Colorectal cancer is PREVENTABLE, TREATABLE and BEATABLE.
Prevent colon cancer by finding and removing polyps before they become cancerous.
Treat and beat colon cancer by finding it in its early stages – early means years before symptoms occur.
Screening saves lives! Begin screening at age 50, and before age 50 if there is a strong family history of risk factors. Discuss with your medical professional or if needed, check out free cancer screening opportunities in your local area.
For more information go to: cancer.org
Let’s spread the word and save some lives!