Most colorectal cancer starts in the gland that lines the colon and rectum. It can often be asymptomatic, but some symptoms may indicate the disease:
Getting checked for colon cancer can save your life.
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It is also recommended that you get regular screenings starting at age 45.
As an IRHC member, you are allowed one (1) proctosigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy every ten (10) years after age forty-four (44). Members with a family history of colon cancer may be entitled to more frequent screenings.
Source: Colorectal Cancer Alliance.