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American Indian Cancer Foundation Launches Sixth Annual Blue Beads Campaign for National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

The month of March has been designated as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Unfortunately, American Indian and Alaskan Native (AI/AN) people are experiencing higher colorectal cancer rates than any other ethnicity in the United States.

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer among AI/AN people,

During the month of March, the American Indian Cancer Foundation wants to raise awareness of its Sixth Annual Blue Beads campaign. This year the Blue Beads campaign is co-sponsored by Exact Sciences and Mayo Clinic. Through this dynamic sponsorship, the American Indian Cancer Foundation will amplify the seriousness of colorectal cancer through education to promote colorectal health, screening, and early detection.


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