You may have heard that March is National Colorectal (or Colon) Cancer Awareness Month, and wonder what that means. You can find out more about colorectal cancer here, or from some of the resources below:
Blog: Why you should worry about colorectal cancer, who should be screened, and how you can get screened
Blog: How to prepare for a colonoscopy & what it's like, including frequently asked questions about colonoscopies
Also, we hope you will come walk or run at the Mercer Island Half and support Colon Cancer Research!
The Swedish Cancer Institute is the title sponsor of the Mercer Island Half on Sunday, March 24. The event offers a Half Marathon Run/Walk, a 10K Run, a 5K Run/Walk and a Kids’ Dash. There is pre-race expo on Saturday March 23 for all kinds of great health information and giveaways. Proceeds benefit colon cancer awareness and other charitable causes. All ages, levels of fitness, runners and walkers are welcome! For more information, visit mercerislandhalf.com.