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Colorectal Cancer Screening Saves Lives

Mar 23, 2017

If you’re 50 years old or older, get screened!

Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Every year, about 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and more than 50,000 people die from it. CDC features.

Colorectal Cancer Screening Fact Sheet.

Rutgers University Health Services in Newark provides cancer prevention counseling and age- and sex-appropriate cancer screening examinations, testings and referrals when indicated. Contact us.