colorectal cancer http://wamc.org en Blair Horner: Colon Cancer Awareness Month http://wamc.org/post/blair-horner-colon-cancer-awareness-month <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness about the need for regular colon cancer screenings.&nbsp; Also known as colon cancer, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the nation. &nbsp;Each year in New York State, more than 9,300 new cases of colorectal cancer are diagnosed and over 3,000 preventable deaths occur.</span></p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 20:31:00 +0000 Blair Horner 59041 at http://wamc.org