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