Colorectal cancer is expected to cause approximately 52,000 deaths this year. Here are the symptoms...Read More
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and a good time to learn more about colorectal cancer and how it can be prevented or best treated.
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States for both men and women combined. This year, approximately 151,000 new cases of colorectal cancer will be diagnosed and 52,500 people will die from the disease.
"What many people don’t realize is colorectal cancer is a disease that can be prevented through regular screenings, a healthy diet and regular exercise," explained Peter J. Senatore, Jr., M.D., double board certified colon and rectal surgeon at Inspira Medical Group in Mullica Hill and Vineland.
Six steps to lowering your risk of colon cancer:
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