Colorectal Cancer

Facts

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  • The 3rd most common cancer among men & women
  • Colorectal cancer is the most beatable, preventable cancer when detected early
  • Curable with treatment by experienced medical team

Risk Factors

  • Age
  • Medical History
  • Diet 
  • Lifestyle 

Prevention

  • Get a colonoscopy
  • Don't smoke
  • Eat a balanced diet
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle 

 

Prevention Support 

Treatment

  • Surgery
  • Radiation
  • Chemotherapy

 

Treatment Support 

 

Be Proactive.

Early detection is the best protection.  Talk to your doctor today about your colorectal health.  If you have been diagnosed with colorectal cancer, ask your doctor about your treatment options.

 

Sources: Fawaz Hakki, MD, Gastroenterologist and Cancer.gov

 

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