Every year since 2000, March is marked as the month for colorectal cancer awareness. During this month colon cancer communities gather patients, survivors and healthcare providers to hold events, raise awareness about colon cancer, screening methods and much more .Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer, and the second leading cause of death from cancer.
Objectives of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Educating communities regarding cancer and means to prevent them
Raising awareness about the effects and risk of colorectal cancer.