How Common is Colon Cancer?

CDC Medical Director Colorectal Cancer Control Program

Colon cancer is a leading cause of cancer death, but exactly how many people will get it in their lifetime? Learn the answer from the CDC’s Medical Director of the Colon Cancer Control Program, Dr. Djenaba A. Joseph. Djenaba A. Joseph, MD: The incidence of colorectal cancer is about 45 per 100,000. So basically if […]


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