Colorectal Cancer and Screening

Welcome! Thanks for taking time to learn about colorectal cancer and the screening tests that can find and prevent it.

Key Facts

  • People 50 and older are at increased risk for colorectal cancer.
  • Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States.
  • Your sex, race, and ethnicity don't matter. Anyone can get this kind of cancer.
  • Some screening tests can prevent colorectal cancer before it starts.

There are many screening tests that can find pre-cancerous growths and early cancers before they cause symptoms. Each test has pros and cons. We hope this web site will help you decide which screening test is best for you.

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