March 6 – Dress In Blue Day
On Friday, March 6th you're encouraged to Dress In Blue in support of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, as well as honoring all who are impacted by this disease
According to the Colorectal Cancer Alliance colorectal cancer is the 3rd most common cancer in the US, and the 2nd leading cause of cancer death. It affects men and women of all racial and ethnic groups, and is most often found in people 50 years or older. However incidence in those younger than 50 is on the rise. This disease takes the lives of more than 50,000 people every year
Screening is the number 1 way to prevent colorectal cancer! To find out if you should be screened, you can click HERE but you should be talking with your primary care physician!