Colorectoral Cancer – Get The Facts

Colorectoral Cancer – Get The Facts

  1. Colorectal cancer is the second cause of cancer death in men and women in the United States.
  2. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States.
  3. The most common symptom of colon cancer is “No Symptoms”!!!
  4. 90% of colon cancer cases  occur in people 50 years and older.
  5. More than 1.2 million Americans are living with colorectal cancer.
  6. African-Americans have the highest indidence and mortality rate of all groups in the United States
  7. A family history of adenomatous polyps, colon caner, and/or other conditions.
  8. A personal history of inflammatory bowel disease, adenomatous polyps or colon cancer.
  9. Behavioral risk factors include: Tobacco, Alcohol, Physical Inactivity, Obesity, and High Fat Diet (red meats).
  10. Less than half of Americans over the age of 50 report having had a  recent colorectal cancer-screening test.
  11. Jusst 38% of colorectal cancers are detected at the earliest stage.
  12. “My Doctor Never Talked To Me About Getting Screened!!!”