colorectal cancer

Doctors recommend a colonoscopy every 10 years beginning at age 50. It should be done earlier and more frequently if you had a parent, sibling or child with colorectal cancer. (Image: Thinkstock)

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Are You a Higher Risk for Colorectal Cancer? Most people know doctors recommend a colonoscopy at age 50 to screen for colorectal cancers. What they might not realize is that earlier screening may be necessary if they have a family history of colorectal cancer or other disease
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Everyone should get screened for colorectal cancer beginning at age 50. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Awareness Month

8 Things to Know About Colorectal Cancer March is colorectal cancer awareness month — a great time to test your knowledge about the disease and how it can be prevented and treated. 1. Colorectal cancer is the only type of cancer that doctors can prevent by screening for it.
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