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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

 

Did you know that Colorectal Cancer is the third most common cancer in the Unites States and the second leading cause of death from cancer?
The good news is; if everyone ages 50 and older were screened regularly, 6 out of 10 deaths from colorectal could be prevented.

What can YOU do to make a difference?


• Encourage your family to get active together- exercise may help reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.


• Encourage people over 50 to use this interactive tool to decide which colorectal cancer screening test they prefer.*


• Head back to the ‘schedule an appointment tab today to schedule a screening with your PHMC Health Network primary care provider!

 

*Provided by the U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services