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Colorectal is One of the Deadliest Cancers
The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates 164,690 new cases and 29,430 deaths from prostate cancer in 2018.
Risk Factors: overweight or obesity, physical inactivity, family history, over 50, smoking and alcohol use
Primary Screening: Flexible Sigmoidoscopy and Colonoscopy with Fecal Testing. This highly invasive test is 88% accurate in identifying colorectal cancer.
Survival Rates (5 years):
Stage I - 87%
Stage IIA - 80%
Stage IIB - 49%
Stage IIIA - 84%
Stage IIIB - 71%
Stage IIIC - 58%
Stage IV - 12%
Early Detection is Key to Beating Cancer!
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