Mar 11

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: What You Should Know

By MD for Seniors

Did you know that March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month?

This initiative’s mission is to bring colorectal cancer to everyone’s attention and to push action toward prevention, according to the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. This month, it is important to spread the word and let people know that they should start getting screened for colorectal cancer by the age of 50 to kick-start prevention.

What is colorectal cancer?
According to MedlinePlus, colorectal cancer develops when tumors form in the lining of the large intestine where the colon and rectum are located. Most cases of colorectal cancer begin …read more

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