Colon Cancer Awareness Kicks Off with Inflatable Colon

HEALTH- Montefiore rolled out the Rollin’ Colon, a 20-foot-long, pink inflatable colon. The interactive learning experience kicks off activities aimed at raising colon cancer education and prevention in honor of Colon Cancer Awareness Month.

Colon cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer in the U.S.

Colon cancer is often treatable, if it’s found early enough.

Risk of colon cancer increases if you’re overweight or obese.

Red meat and high fat/processed foods can increase your risk of colon cancer.

Physical activity can decrease your risk of developing colon cancer.

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