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The High Rate of Colorectal Cancer in Indian Country

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month and we're helping to spread the word about prevention. Red Medicine Tobacco Prevention Project is excited to participate in the California Tribal Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (CTCCCP) Colorectal Cancer Social Media Awareness Event.

We are joining California Rural Indian Health Board (CRIHB) and CTCCCP in raising awareness on this issue by sharing a quick message.

Help us spread this message about this important issue and let’s work together to reduce the high rate in Indian Country.

Did You Know:

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among American Indians and Alaska Natives?

Here are 5 reasons why you should get screened:

Here are 5 health tips to help prevent Colorectal cancer:

For more information, access to materials, and/or support, please contact: Melissa Meza at


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