In Washington, nearly 1,000 men and women die from colorectal cancer every year. In many cases, screening could have identified telltale polyps before they turned into cancer. In fact, according to the Institute of Medicine, regular screening could reduce colon-cancer deaths by up to 80 percent.
Consider the fact that late-stage colon cancer can come with a sobering 8 percent survival rate.
Do you know if you are at risk? Take a simple test to assess your risk.
Together we can save lives.
Please declare your support for this critical cause today.
Please check out community leaders who have spoken out about the importance of colon health.
Learn more about screening. It’s easier than you might think.
How would you be screened for colon cancer? There are several methods, some of which allow precancerous polyps to be removed during the screening test. This technology has saved thousands of lives.
To determine which type of test is right for you, just talk to your doctor. Many insurance plans and Medicare help pay for cancer-screening tests because they save lives and prevent costly future cancer treatments and deaths.
Every life that we can save makes a world of difference.
Your colon. Your life. Your call.