Colon cancer, sometimes referred to as colorectal cancer, is a cancer that begins in the large intestines. Although it typically affects older adults, it can happen at any age. With early detection and treatment, colon cancer it beatable. It is the second deadliest cancer and in its early stages, often causes no symptoms at all. Talk to your health care provider about screenings if you have concerns or family history of the disease. For additional information visit coloncancercoalition.org.