We support cancer research and awareness because the global burden is
unacceptable. There are an estimated 18,000,000 new cases diagnosed
each year, and 9,500,000 people who lost their battle with cancer
According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide and the second most common cause of cancer death; approximately 880,000 people around the globe will lose their battle with colorectal cancer each year.1,2
Colorectal cancer is unique in that it is one of the most preventable, and
if found early, most treatable forms of cancer. Knowing your personal medical history, including Lynch syndrome status, is key.