Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Basic Information
Statistics
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Colorectal cancer is a common cancer in men and women in the United States. The Data Visualizations Tool provides detailed statistics.

Screen for Life
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CDC’s Screen for Life campaign tells men and women who are 50 years old or older about the importance of colorectal cancer screening.

Colorectal Cancer Quiz
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How much do you know about colorectal cancer? Take this quick quiz to find out!

Featured Resources
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Share videos, podcasts, public service announcements, posters, brochures, graphics, and social media posts.

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People who had colorectal cancer screening tests describe why they did it and what it was like.

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CDC’s Colorectal Cancer Control Program helps states and tribes increase colorectal cancer screening rates.

CDC works with partners to reduce the burden of colorectal cancer in the United States. Learn what CDC is doing.

Page last reviewed: February 8, 2021