Stone County Hospital

ARTICLES ON HEALTH

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. It affects all ethnic groups and is most often found in people over 50 years of age.

  • Schedule a physical at one of our family medical clinics
  • Start screenings at age 50 (or earlier if your doctor recommends
  • Eat a vegetable and protein rich diet