March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
General information about colorectal cancer, risk factors, symptoms of
colorectal cancer, colorectal screening and colorectal cancer
Hereditary Colorectal Cancer
Questions and answers about hereditary types of colorectal cancer
and the advantages and disadvantages of genetic testing. Contains
links to information about cancer genetics and services, including
Links to information about the importance of family health history
for assessing risk of getting colorectal cancer and other diseases.
A family health history is a record of a person’s current and past
illnesses, and those of his or her blood relatives. It shows the pattern
of certain diseases in a family, and helps to determine the risk for
those and other diseases.
Colorectal Cancer Resources
in Connecticut, national organizations,
and related websites.