In Ireland every 3 minutes someone gets diagnosed with cancer. Every hour someone dies from cancer. 2,688 is the estimated number of average colon cancer diagnoses per year.
Approximately 145,600 adults in the USA are expected to be diagnosed with colorectal cancer this year and yet, due in part to early detection and awareness, the overall 5-Year Survival Rate continues to improve. It remains one of the leading causes of cancer death in the United States among men and women combined, therefore we take colorectal cancer awareness very seriously. Learn more about these statistics at cancer.net within their full guide on colorectal cancer and prevention.