Get Screened Blog

Recent Posts

20 Colon Cancer Facts to Share with Your Friends and Family

Ever wished you could tell your friends, family members or followers about the importance of colon cancer screening with just a click of a button? Wait no longer!

We've assembled 20 of our favorite Tweetable colon cancer awareness messages and posted them below. Share them with your friends and followers help us spread the word about the importance of colon cancer screening.

Topics: Colon Cancer Information, Colon Cancer Statistics

Read More

Body Weight and Cancer Risk (Infographic)

Over the past several decades, dozens of research projects have established a link between a healthy lifestyle and cancer prevention. This is especially true of colon cancer, which occurs at higher rates in people who, for example, are obese.

This great infographic created by the American Cancer Society demonstrates the consequences of poor health with several staggering statistics, and includes a body mass index (BMI) calculator to help you determine whether or not you need to take action to improve your health.

Topics: Colon Cancer Statistics, Infographic of the Week

Read More

Colon Cancer Stats, Facts and Figures (Infographic)

One of the reasons colon cancer screening rates are so low is a lack of information about the dangers of colon cancer and how preventable it is. More specifically, it's compelling information that seems to be in short supply.

That's why we love infographics like this one from Capital Digestive Care. It gets the point across about colon cancer and colon cancer screening while offering plenty of compelling facts, figures and statistics that back up the case they're making and make it more compelling.

If you're over 50 and haven't gotten screened as recommended by your doctor, this infographic might just change your mind. And that's something we can all get on board with.

Topics: Colon Cancer Statistics, Infographic of the Week

Read More

Colon Cancer Screening: It's Easier Than You Think (Infographic)

We're a huge fan of infographics here at Be Seen, Get Screened, and this one from our friends at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is about as good as it gets.

The infographic, appropriately titled This One Thing Could Save Your Life, sums up what we're all about here: getting more people screened for colon cancer in an effort to eradicate this preventable disease.

Topics: Colon Cancer Information, Colon Cancer Statistics

Read More