- March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
- The lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is 1 in 20
- Adults should be screened for colorectal cancer starting at age 50
(CNN)In my 20s, after my doctor performed a laparoscopy to examine my uterus and ovaries, he gave me a videotape of the procedure. I dubbed it "Madame Ovary," threw a party and screened it for my friends.