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In 2012, colorectal cancer was the 4th most commonly diagnosed and 4th most fatal cancer among men and women in the United States.1 The risk of developing colorectal cancer is slightly greater for men than women with 1 in 21 for men and 1 in 23 for women being diagnosed during their lifetime.
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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.
May 19, 2016