Colon Cancer Awareness
Are you at risk?
Did you know Colon Cancer is one of the most common types of cancer? 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.
Understand your risk and take the first step in prevention. Take our free and easy survey and see how you score.