Why Is Screening For Colorectal Cancer Important

why is screening for colorectal cancer important 1Colorectal cancer, also known as colon or bowel cancer, is the second most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in men and women. It is also the second leading cause of cancer death in Saskatchewan.

It often develops with few, if any, early warning symptoms.

Approximately 90 per cent of colorectal cancers can be prevented or successfully treated if caught early.

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