Colon Cancer

Poster by Levi Wood

Colon cancer facts

Colon cancer is a disease in which you grow malignant tumors in your large intestine which can cause abdominal pain and bloody stools.

How it happens

When you contract colon cancer you either develop it yourself meaning that you make it inside of you or you can inherit the genes to develop the disease. People who inherit the gene have almost a 100% chance of getting it by the age of 40.

How can your doctor help

your doctor can give you a medical procedure called a colonoscopy and remove polyps