Be Gutsy! For Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Colorectal cancer is the second-largest cancer killer among cancers that affect both men and women. The good news is that it can be prevented, as long as you get screened as recommended. Healthy choices can help lower your risk, too. All month, DCPC will be giving you information to help you Be Gutsy and lower your cancer risk!
- Check out all new Screen for Life Campaign materials, including animated public service announcements, updated fact sheets and brochures, and a quiz to test your knowledge about colorectal cancer.
- Find out just how preventable colorectal cancer can be with a new blog post, and stay tuned for more entries as the month goes on.
- Follow DCPC’s Twitter account, @CDC_Cancer, for brand new images and information about prevention, and to find out what CDC is doing to help raise the rates of colorectal cancer screenings around the nation.
Flu Season is Still On—Cancer Patients and Families Should Be Careful
It’s almost Spring, but flu season isn’t over yet. In a new blog post, DCPC’s Director, Dr. Lisa Richardson, has good advice that can be shared with people who are having cancer treatment and their friends and families. From deciding on the right vaccine to learning what to do if someone being treated for cancer starts having flu symptoms, this blog gives solid answers.
Nominations Still Open: Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women
March 26 is the last day to nominate someone you know to serve as an expert on young women’s breast cancer and breast health. All nominees must be U.S. citizens. Find out more about the committee and how you can help.