March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and blue is the color to wear to show your support! As a colon cancer survivor and a warrior in the fight against this disease, I want to help spread the word:
Colorectal cancer is preventable, treatable, and beatable when you know a few simple facts!
1. Early detection is vital.
While colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women combined in the US, it is estimated that over 90% of all cases of colon cancer can be prevented with recommended screening. Despite its high incidence, colon cancer is one of the most detectable and, if found early enough, most treatable forms of cancer. Read More