Defining the Disease

Colorectal cancer (CRC), also known as bowel cancercolon cancer, or rectal cancer, is the development of cancer from the colon or rectum (parts of the large intestine). A cancer is the abnormal growth of cells that have the ability to invade or spread to other parts of the body.

Statistics show

For African Americans, screening for colon cancer earlier could mean longer life.


Studies show that colorectal cancer and family history are 5% more likely to contract colon cancer. 


Talking to your family about colorectal cancer is a forward step in establishing family history.


NeverTooYoung focuses on Young-onset colorectal cancer and colorectal cancer in people under the age of 50.



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Symptoms, Screening & Who's at Risk

Symptoms of Colorectal cancer may not cause any symptoms right away.



Who's At Risk

A Deeper Look

Media Credit: Nucleus Medical Media

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