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80% By 2018 - Preventative Health Series

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States among men and women combined, yet it’s one of the most preventable.

It is estimated that one in three adults over the age of 50 – about 23 million people – is not tested as recommended. Join the national effort to get 80% of adults ages 50 and older regularly tested for colon cancer by 2018. 80% by 2018 is a National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable initiative in which more than 140 organizations have committed to eliminating colorectal cancer as a major public health problem.

 

What is colorectal cancer?

What are the risk factors? 

Can colorectal cancer be prevented?

Tests to find colorectal cancer early

Meet our physicians - Island Digestive Disease Consultants

Island Digestive Health Center

Learn more about colorectal cancer diagnosis and treatment.