Get the facts about Colon Cancer

Did you know that colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the US?

Here are some sobering numbers:

141,210

The estimated number of people who were diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer in the US in 2011.

49,380

The estimated number of people who died from colon or rectal cancer in the US in 2011.

Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation PIX11 Health and Wellness Expo

Photo Credit: Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation Facebook Page

Colorectal screening saves lives. Screening can prevent colorectal cancer by finding precancerous polyps and removing them before they turn into invasive cancer. Regular screenings finds colorectal cancer early, when treatment is most effective.

Learn how to protect yourself at the PIX11 Health and Wellness Expo.

Visit the Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation’s booth at the 2012 PIX11 Health and Wellness Expo (you won’t be able to miss it…trust us on this one!).

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