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Put Your Colorectal Cancer Knowledge to the Test!

Do you know the facts about colorectal cancer? Take our quiz to find out!

March 16, 2016 | HF Healthy Living Team

Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths for both men and women combined. If detected early, it can usually be treated. Show what else you know about colorectal cancer in this quiz! Then, find out what tests you should look into.

Colorectal cancer is located in the…
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People with a family member who has had colorectal cancer are more likely to get the disease than those with no family history.
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Eating lots of red meat raises the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
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Eating lots of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains lowers the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
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People who exercise are less likely to get colorectal cancer than people who don’t.
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Drinking more alcohol than is recommended raises the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
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Smoking increases your chances of getting colorectal cancer.
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There is no treatment for colorectal cancer.
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At what age do most people need to start getting screened for colorectal cancer?
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Healthfirst is the brand name used for products and services provided by one or more of the Healthfirst group of affiliated companies. The information in this article is for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice from your doctor.

Sources
“Colorectal Cancer Health Center,” WebMD. Accessed November 13, 2015.
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-pro/resources/heart/aim-facts-html

“Colorectal Cancer Facts and Figures, 2014-2015,” American Cancer Society, 2014.
http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/documents/document/acspc-042280.pdf

“Colorectal Cancer Facts and Figures,” American Cancer Society. Accessed November 13, 2015.
http://www.cancer.org/research/cancerfactsstatistics/colorectal-cancer-facts-figures

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