Colorectal Cancer by: Hailey Colt, Sarah Quinn, & Kayla Velez

Colorectal Cancer effects the digestive organs known as the colon and rectum. In this area of the digestive track polyps form that can become cancerous

Risk Factors

  • Age
  • Family History
  • Obesity
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol Usage

Reduce the Risk

  • Use aspirin
  • Exercise regularly
  • Polyp removal
  • Colonoscopies

Facts about Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer affecting both men and women

An Estimated 50,000 people of the 130,000 diagnosed will die from Colorectal Cancer

Almost 60% of the deaths due to Colorectal cancer could have been avoided with screening methods, such as colonoscopies

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