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After Judy Regalado learned a close friends had died of colorectal cancer in her mid-30s, and after experiencing similar symptoms herself, she knew she had to get checked.
Judy and Joe Regalado
Linda Moreno and her San Antonio family provide a powerful example of the importance of family history and getting screened for colorectal cancer.
A new study reported by USA Today has confirmed some really bad news. Over the past four decades, colon and rectal cancers have increased dramatically and steadily, especially in young and middle-age adults.
If colorectal cancer is detected early, survival rates are vastly improved.
Sadly, colorectal cancer screening rates are low among Latinos. This makes it the second-most diagnosed cancer in Latino men and women and the No. 3 cancer killer of Latinos.