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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Jen Wright

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Jen Wright

Jen Wright is the Administrative Director of the Community COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Team. Under their leadership, the team has tested over 16,000 people and supplied more than 4000 vaccines throughout Philadelphia.

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Dr. Jeffery Eugene

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Jeffrey is a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist. His clinical expertise is in adolescent and young adult primary care, gender affirming medical care, sexual and reproductive health, medical care for youth living with HIV, and eating disorders.

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