1. Colorectal cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths in the US for men and women.
2. Colon and rectal cancer can be prevented and if caught early can be easier to treat.
SCREENING SCREENING SCREENING!
1 in 20 people will get colon or rectal cancer
90% of new cases occur in people 50 and older
You are 2-3 TIMES more likely to get colon or rectal cancer if you have family history
Treatment has advanced significantly in the past 10-15 years. There are currently over 1 million colon/rectal cancer survivors in the US. There is HOPE.
At South Bay Surgeons we have dual general and colorectal board certified surgeons who are happy to help if you have any questions or concerns. Please call 310 373 6864 for more details