Colon cancer is the 2nd most common cause of death from cancer in men and women combined.
Ontario has one of the highest rates of colon cancer in the world. We don’t know why.
Almost 70% of people diagnosed with colon cancer have NO family history.
1 in 15 people will develop colon cancer during their lifetime
1 in 28 people will die from colon cancer
Every day, 67 Canadians are diagnosed with colon cancer
Every day, 26 Canadians die from colon cancer
90% of colon cancer deaths are preventable by screening