Dress in Blue to Raise Awareness and Encourage Screening for CRC

Bring Out Your Blue | National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

๐™„๐™ฃ 2020, ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š๐™ง๐™š ๐™ฌ๐™š๐™ง๐™š ๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ข๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š๐™™ 104,610 ๐™ฃ๐™š๐™ฌ ๐™˜๐™–๐™จ๐™š๐™จ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ก๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™˜๐™–๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™š๐™ง ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ 43,340 ๐™˜๐™–๐™จ๐™š๐™จ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ง๐™š๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ก ๐™˜๐™–๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™š๐™ง ๐™™๐™ž๐™–๐™œ๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™จ๐™š๐™™ ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™๐™Ž.

Globally, we will approach nearly 2MM new cases.

Although the majority of CRCs are in adults ages 50 and up, 17,930 (12%) will be diagnosed in individuals younger than 50.

#colorectalcancerย is third most commonly diagnosed cancer in men and women. It is the third leading cause of cancer death in both men and women, and the second overall behind lung cancer when men and women are combined.

You have a 5% chance of being diagnosed with the disease, and this number increases to 10% to 15% if your family has a history of having it.

Today is ๐ƒ๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ ๐ข๐ง ๐๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ž ๐ƒ๐š๐ฒ, set aside to raise awareness about this cancer and to honor those who have had it as well as those whose lives have been impacted by knowing someone with this cancer.

The day also serves as a reminder to get screened for this cancer. It takes place duringย #colorectalcancerawarenessmonth

Privileged to served numerous companies with a focus in cancer and how have novel testing in CRC, we are reminding everyone to get screened, share awareness, and donate in any way you can.


Scott Rivers is the Managing Director of Cerca Talent+, a talent agency for the Oncology, Genetics and Life Science Industries. Scott’s recruiting experience extends into the areas of Diagnostics, Equipment and Device, Genomics and BioInformatics. His team manages recruitment for businesses focused on these areas in all roles.

As a leader who has worked at every level of commercial, medical sales and global marketing, Scott is an intense professional who partners with organizations to fine tune talent branding. If you are a leader looking to expand your team with professionals who are focused on delivering work in which they take pride, and you can be proud of, every day, then Scott would be privileged to help you in the process. Having been a professional in the fields where you focus, Scott knows the ins and outs of the companies, the business and the customers you are working to come alongside.


Cerca Talent+ is a full-service Executive Search Firm with a strategic focus in the areas of Clinical Diagnostics, Molecular Diagnostics and Oncology, Genomic and Genetic Medicine. Our clients choose Cerca because of our deep understanding of the industries we serve. They continue to work with us based on our extensive market knowledge, vast connections and quality of results.

We Provide Top Talent to create Peak Performance.ย  Thatโ€™s a good match for any company. Partner with the group that can talk shop and gain rapport with the pros who will lead your business into the future. Email Scott Rivers today at srivers@cercatalent.com, or call direct at 201-594-2101, and we will begin the process of finding you Top Talent guaranteed to help you set records.