March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month!

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month helps to promote the importance of early screening

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

In Quebec, colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men and the 3rdamong women.  During National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, it is crucial to highlight the importance of early screening, especially for people between the ages of 50 and 74. The risk of having colorectal cancer increases from the age of 50.

If you or your loved ones are at risk, learn more about the benefits and limitations of colorectal cancer screening, and talk to a healthcare professional.