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Colorectal Cancer

This year, an estimated 148,300 people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer with more women being diagnosed with it than men. It is the second leading cancer killer in the United States. Lung cancer is the first. The encouraging news is that survival rates have been rising in recent years and that treatment can prolong life even when the cancer has spread. The key is early detection.

We know you have questions and you are seeking answers to your diagnosis. That’s why the following resources have been gathered to help educate you in your fight against colorectal cancer.

Saint Joseph Health System recognizes that people seek medial information on a variety of topics for a variety of reasons.  Toward that end, SJHS presents the Women's Center and the Cancer Center within the A.D.A.M. health library.