Obesity and inflammatory bowel disease such as Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis increase the risk
A history of colon cancer, polyps and lesions, or certain genetic syndromes affect the risk
More than 90% of cases are people older than 501 and can happen at any stage of life
Poor diet, alcohol consumption, smoking, and a lack of physical activity2
Studies highlight that embarrassment is a key reason for people not getting screened.