Raise awareness this colorectal awareness month and help to decrease rates on the third most common cancer in the United States.
According to the Colorectal Cancer Alliance, in the year 2020, there will be over 78k new cases of colorectal cancer in men and 69k new cases in women. Encourage your loved ones to get screened so you don’t lose them to this terrible disease. It’s the second leading cause of death from cancers that affect both men and women and the reason adults 50-75 are encouraged to get colorectal screening; a colonoscopy annually. Colorectal cancer affects people in all racial and ethnic groups and is most common in people age 50 and older. For more information make an appointment with your SJFMC provider today.