Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in America. When talking about the prevention of any disease there seems to be a common story-line. Colorectal cancer is no different. There are a few key things that will help reduce your risk of developing these diseases. Eat smart, live an active lifestyle and avoid unhealthy choices like smoking or overuse of alcohol. While all of that sounds easy enough, we know that life gets complicated and people are short on time, money and resources, but the bottom line is that your health has to come first.