colorectal cancer awareness month
Post on 26-Mar-2016
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DESCRIPTIONAmong cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Every year, more than 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and more than 50,000 people die from it.
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the US, yet it is the most preventable.
All patients 50-75 years old should be up to date with their preventative screenings.
Colonoscopy every 10 years Flexible sigmoidoscopy every 5 years gFOBT or iFOBT every year