Knowledge is power in the fight against cancer.
There are over 100,000 new cases of colon cancer diagnosed every year in the United States. Together, colon and rectal cancers account for 10% of cancers in men and 11% of cancers in women. It is the second most common site-specific cancer affecting both men and women. Michael’s Mission wants to ensure that patients, families and caregivers have the most up-to date and accurate information on the different types and stages of colorectal cancers, as well the diagnostic tools and treatment options available. Knowledge is power in the fight against cancer.