March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and also a great time to get educated about colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon and rectum).
Did you know?
– Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer death among men and women combined in the United States.
– 25-30% of CRC patients have a family history of the disease.
– One in 23 men and one in 25 women will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer.
– 60% of colorectal cancer deaths could be prevented with screening. (https://fightcolorectalcancer.org/about-colorectal-cancer/general-information/facts-stats/)
Screenings Save Lives!
Encourage your friends, family & co-workers to get screened TODAY! For more information and to schedule an appointment at a SeMRHI clinic near you, call (601)658-0058.