March is colorectal cancer awareness month
March is colorectal cancer awareness month.
The Canadian Cancer Association is urging people 50 and over to be tested every two years.
Colorectal cancer is said to be the second deadliest form of cancer in Canada in both men and women.
It's estimated more than 23-thousand people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer this year, more than 9-thousand are expected die.
The association recommends a healthy lifestyle, such as a proper diet and daily exercise.