The colorectal Cancer Alliance addresses the statistics and risk factors, survival rates, stage of diagnosis, colorectal cancer and age, as well as colorectal cancer and ethnicity, race and family history. Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of [...]
Many people wonder if and when they need to be screened for colorectal cancer. The Colorectal Cancer Alliance website answers these two important questions: Do I need to get screened for colorectal cancer? When should I get screened? Visit the Colorectal Cancer Alliance website to [...]
Colorectal cancer often begins as a growth called a polyp inside the colon or rectum. Finding and removing polyps can prevent colorectal cancer. Explore the links on this page to learn more about colorectal cancer prevention, screening, treatment, statistics, research, clinical trials, and more.
Almost all colorectal cancers begin as precancerous polyps (abnormal growths) in the colon or rectum. Such polyps can be present in the colon for years before invasive cancer develops. They may not cause any symptoms, especially early on. Colorectal cancer screening can find precancerous polyps [...]