MedStar Health Cancer Network Lights Hospitals Blue for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March 15, 2021

In honor Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, several of our hospitals are illuminating their campuses in blue to raise awareness about the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S.

“In this country, colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death, but it doesn’t have to be, said Dr. David Stein, regional chief of surgery and colorectal surgeon. “With the screenings, we can find polyps, or abnormal growths, before they turn into cancer. Treatments are most effective in early stages of cancer.”

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