What you need to know about colon cancer [INFOGRAPHIC]
In 2012 an estimated 22,500 Canadians were diagnosed with colorectal cancer and 9,100 died from it. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer both in Nova Scotia and nationally. Also known as colon cancer, colorectal cancer is a disease in which malignant cells grow in the tissue of the colon
Stomach cancer is among those than are often diagnosed in a late stage due to the vagueness of early symptoms. Though these symptoms can be disgusted by more common everyday ailments, if you or someone you know experience these symptoms for an extended time, see your doctor!