Did you know that:
- Cancer is the second biggest killer in the EU. Every year nearly 150.000 EU citizens die of colon cancer.
- Affects men and women nearly equally, mostly over age 50. Every citizen older than 50 has a 5% risk of developing colorectal cancer.
- Many people are not aware that colorectal cancer is the
second most common newly diagnosed cancer.
- Insufficient awareness that many of these deaths could
be avoided through early detection, by screening tests
followed by appropriate treatment