Your Health


March 13, 2024 — Tonya Hayes

You’re showing real courage by seeking to understand colon cancer and its prevention. Colorectal cancer typically originates as a polyp within the colon or rectum. Detecting and removing these polyps can effectively thwart the development of colorectal cancer.

What Is Colorectal Cancer Screening?

Screening is an extremely important preventive method to catch cancer early before it advances to an incurable stage. Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is useful among individuals who do not show symptoms. It can help detect polyps in the colon and rectum, which can develop into cancer if left untouched.

Screening Recommendations:

It’s quite natural to be nervous about CRC screening. Here are a few articles that can help you navigate anxiety surrounding your first screening:

Topics: Your Health

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Tonya Hayes

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