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Know your risk of colorectal cancer


March 29, 2017

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States with an estimated 135,430 new cases expected this year. More than 50,000 Americans are likely to die of the disease in 2017. You may think of colorectal cancer as a health issue for your parents or grandparents, but younger adults should also be mindful of the risk factors and symptoms—it’s not just an “old person’s disease.” We hope you’ll take the opportunity to learn more this March as we observe Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

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