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