March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Who’s at risk for colon cancer?


  • 1 in 24 Pennsylvanians will develop colorectal (colon) cancer in their lifetime.
  • One out of 57 Pennsylvanians will die from colon cancer.
  • Colon cancer ranks second in cancer-related deaths in Pennsylvania.

These data were provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. The department specifically disclaims responsibility for any analyses, interpretations or conclusions.

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