Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in North America and the second most fatal cancer amongst males.
Individuals with a history of colorectal cancer in immediate family members are at higher risk for colorectal cancer.
Early diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer leads to a complete cure in 90% of patients.
Colonoscopy is the best screening tool available for early detection of colorectal cancer.
American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons
ASCRS is a national association of colon and rectal surgeons dedicated to advancing and promoting the science and practice of the treatment of patients with diseases and disorders affecting the colon, rectum and anus.