Tag: Colorectal Cancer

Over 50? It’s time to get screened

Recently the Center for Disease Control began a new campaign called Screen For Life aimed at raising awareness of the risk of colorectal cancer and the need to get screened. Here are some facts about colorectal cancer. You can find more information at cdc.gov/screenforlife   What Is Colorectal Cancer? Colorectal cancer is cancer that occurs in the colon or rectum. Sometimes it is called colon cancer. The colon is the large intestine or large bowel. The rectum is the passageway that connects the colon to the anus. It’s the Second Leading Cancer Killer Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer ... Read more