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Colon Cancer Awareness

Colon Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in the US. 60% of those deaths could be prevented if everyone aged 50 or older were screened regularly for colon cancer.

African Americans and other minorities have a 26% higher risk of developing colon cancer. Learn more about this increased risk.

Minorities More at Risk for Colorectal Cancer (Video)

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It may be a sensitive issue, but your bowel movements might give you insight into your health.

The Scoop on Poop: 5 Facts You Should Know

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Colon cancer is one of the most treatable cancers if detected early. 7 tips to keep your colon healthy.

7 Steps to a Healthier Colon

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Colon Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in the US. 60% of those deaths could be prevented if everyone aged 50 or older were screened regularly for colon cancer.

60% of colon cancer deaths could be avoided if everyone aged 50 or older were screened regularly.

  • Kayla Kirk

    We need screening before 50. Too many deaths to this evil disease in younger people. Rip my sweet husband travis. 1.19.14 stage 4 diagnosis at 32

  • Al Spivey

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  • Al Spivey

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  • Dr Nandi

    Absolutely correct! As a gastroenterologist, I just wish more would heed this warning. I'm diagnosing Colon Cancer far too often.

  • Mitzi McElvain

    I agree Kayla!! I was diagnosed at 37, praise God they were able to remove it all!! I feel everyone should go at 30!

Did you know that individuals with Lynch Syndrome have a 82% risk for colon cancer by age 70 or that they have a 50% risk of passing the mutation on to their children? Share our infographic with family or friends who are at risk and help prevent this killer disease.

Colon Cancer is a Global Killer :: Did you know that 144,000 Americans will be diagnosed with colon cancer this year? 6 out of 10 colon cancer deaths could be prevented if all men and women aged 50 and older were screened routinely. The removal of precancerous polyps reduces your chance of getting colon cancer by 70%. [ #ColonCancerMonth #ColonCancer @ClevelandClinic ] Please share this infographic with family or friends who are at risk and help prevent this killer disease.