Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month is observed in March.
The observance is intended to increase awareness about the prevalence of the disease, its symptoms, and the key role screening plays in preventing colorectal cancer incidence and mortality.
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer mortality in the United States.
An estimated 148,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with the malignancy this year and about 53,200 will die of the disease, according to American Cancer Society.
In conjunction with Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, HemOnc Today and Healio present the following