March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
March 25, 2021
Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer among both men and women combined in the United States. It's also the third most common cancer diagnosis in African Americans. This year alone according to the American Cancer Society, it's estimated that colon cancer will have 104,270 new cases and rectal cancer will have 45,230 new cases.
Research shows that African Americans have the highest rate of colorectal cancer than any other racial group in the US and it's ravaging our community.
Colorectal cancer can develop slowly over several years and it can begin as a noncancerous growth. Ea...