Colon Cancer Awareness
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Are you at risk?
Did you know colorectal cancer is the third leading type of cancer, and the third leading cause of cancer deaths? If detected early, it's also one of the most preventable. There are some risk factors however that can increase your risk, including:
- A personal or family history of precancerous colon polyps or colon cancer
- Age 50 or older, Age 45 or older if African-American
- Being overweight
- Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Colitis (IBD)
- Be sure to see your doctor if you have gastrointestinal bleeding, change in bowel habits, unexplained abdominal pain or unintentional weight loss. These may all be signs of colorectal cancer.
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To schedule your colonoscopy today call 537-9007, option 3, or toll free 877-337-9007.