*Colon cancer is the second leading cause of death due to cancer for men and women combined.
*About 1 in 20 people in the U.S. will get colon cancer at some point in their lives.
*More than 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colon cancer every year.
*Colon cancers have climbed in younger adults over the last decade.
*Younger adults are more likely than older adults to be diagnosed with late-stage cancers, which are harder to treat.
*More than a third of Americans age 50 and over aren't up to date on their screening.
*Colon cancer is detectable, treatable and curable.
Allyson who is a cancer crusher and completed fighting stage 3 colo-rectal cancer in 2013.
Allyson Phelan (Founder)