Vital Signs: Stay informed with facts about colon cancer

Originally posted on the Daily Progress: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second-most-common cancer in America among men and women combined. It’s also the second leading cause of death from cancer. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates there will be 145,600 new cases of colorectal cancer this year, with 3,540 estimated to be diagnosed in Virginia alone. In patients older than …