Did you know that 51,000 people die from colorectal cancer each year? And that the majority of these deaths can be prevented by following the recommended screening schedule?
Many Americans do NOT know these important facts, and they’re among the many messages being communicated during National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month this March. Learn more at the Colon Cancer Alliance’s awareness month page HERE!
According to the CDC, approximately 28 million Americans are not up-to-date on screening. So what are you doing about it? How are you planning to communicate with patients about the importance of screening exams? Click HERE to learn more about outreach strategies that draw high levels of response from patients.
Below is an infographic from the CDC that calls attention to the prevalence of colorectal cancer and what can be done to make sure it’s detected as early as possible.