March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness
Colon cancer and rectal cancer can be prevented.
All adults (men AND women) over the age of 50 are at risk for Colorectal Cancer and should be screened for adenomatous polyps and cancer.
People with higher risk (possibly because of another condition or a family history) should work with a doctor to develop a more individualized screening plan.
Here are some tips for preventing Colorectal Cancer
- Get screened
- Learn the signs and symptoms
- Know your risks