jueves, 29 de marzo de 2012

CDC - Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

CDC - Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Of cancers affecting both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon and rectum) is the second leading cancer killer in the United States. In the United States in 2007,* 142,672 people were diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and 53,219 people died from it. CDC helps prevent colorectal cancer by building partnerships, encouraging screening, supporting education and training, and conducting surveillance and research.
*Latest year for which statistics are available. Source: USCS.


Colorectal Cancer Control Program mapColorectal Cancer Control Program
The program supports population-based screening efforts and provides colorectal cancer screening to low-income adults.
Photo of a man and a womanPersonal Screening Stories
Four real patients tell what it was like for them to be screened for colorectal cancer.
Photo of a manScreen for Life Campaign
In new public service announcements, diverse men and women voice misconceptions about who should be screened, and an expert explains the facts.
Photo of a man and a woman smiling.Screening Saves Lives
Screening finds precancerous polyps, so they can be removed before they turn into cancer.

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