July 4, 2011
12:00 pm

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the #2 cancer killer in the US among cancers that affect both men and women. But it doesn’t have to be. Screening can find precancerous polyps (abnormal growths) so they can be removed before they turn into cancer. Screening can also find colorectal cancer early when it is easiest to treat.

This article originally appeared here: https://tools.cdc.gov/api/embed/downloader/download.asp?m=275866&c=326841. The source website for this article is CDC Vital Signs Feed.
The original publication date for this article is July 4, 2011 5:00 pm

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