March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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Drawing from MedlinePlus's Colorectal Cancer page of a human abdomen - highlighting the intestines, colon and rectum.
Drawing from MedlinePlus's Colorectal Cancer page of a human abdomen - highlighting the intestines, colon and rectum.

Colorectal cancer is cancer that develops in the tissues of the colon or rectum. According to the National Cancer Institute, in 2019 there were an estimated 1,369,005 people living with colorectal cancer in the United States.

Information source: Cancer Stat Facts: Colorectal Cancer, February 2023

Contact the LHI for more information about colon cancer, including its symptoms and causes. The LHI can be contacted at (614) 293-3707 or health-info@osu.edu. All information is free and confidential.

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