DR. NATHAN'S HEALTH BLOG

Ten things you need to know about Colon Cancer Screening

Ten things you need to know about Colorectal Cancer (CRC) screening Colorectal cancer, or colon cancer, occurs in the colon or rectum. Colon cancer, when discovered early, is highly treatable. However, many people are simply afraid of the screening procedures, the prep work and are not well informed. Only 60% of the American adults 50 and older and currently getting screened. Following are ten commonly asked questions on screening procedures for CRC. Do I really need a colonoscopy? Is it beneficial?  No one in my family has had colon cancer before. Colonoscopy is an effective procedure and everyone needs to be screened. Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is the third leading cause of non-skin cancers in the US. It is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in the US. Every one irrespective of race and ethnicity is at risk. The good news is that when caught on time, it may be completely

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