March is set aside every year to raise awareness of colorectal cancer, the second most common cause of cancer death in America, according to the Center for Disease Control.
A colorectal cancer screening is quick and painless. However, there are a few steps that can be taken before that to reduce or identify cancer risk. See these tips from expert Dr. Waqar Qureshi, chief of endoscopy at Baylor College of Medicine:
Learn more about preventing colorectal cancer.
-By Andy Phifer