1,000+ – More than 1,000 gastroenterologists are members in the StopColonCancerNow.com community.
1966 – Birth year of those who should be scheduling their first colonoscopies this year.
2,016 – The number of patients StopColonCancerNow.com hopes to screen this year on National Colon Cancer Screening Day
Every 5-10 years – The recommended frequency of colonoscopies if no polyps are detected.
March 3, 2015 – National Colon Cancer Screening Day.
1 – The number of colonoscopy procedures in which colon cancer can be detected and prevented.
40% – Number of at-risk Americans that aren’t getting screened for colon cancer.
90% – The survival rate of colon cancer when caught early.
30-60 Minutes – The average time length of a colonoscopy.
1 in 20 – The chance you have of developing colon cancer in your lifetime.
3rd – Colon cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States.
50 – Age at which men and women are at average risk for colon cancer. “The right time for your first time.”