Colon Cancer Awareness

Colon Cancer Awareness

Colon cancer is a type of cancer that affects both men and women and  it can happen to anyone  at any stage. It is a malignant tumor that starts in cells of the colon or rectum.  

According to Colon Cancer Canada, this cancer is  the 3rd most commonly diagnosed cancer in Canada and the 2nd leading cause of death from cancer in men and the 3rd leading cause of death from cancer in women in Canada, yet it is 90% treatable when caught early. That is why getting tested for the disease before symptoms appear is so important.

HAEEDS Colon Cancer Awareness Services Include;


Community focused seminars and workshop on the risks, signs and symptoms and treatments of Colon/Bowel Cancer in the following ways;

  • Web and Social Media engagement to reach out wider audience.

  • Work in collaboration and partnerships with other African organizations which allow us to work together to determine the best possible ways to address the health needs of our community.

  • Provide culture-specific and language-appropriate translation services to reduce cultural and language barriers between patience and medical team

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