What You Need to Know About Colon Cancer

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  • Major Symptoms
  • Who Should Be Screened?
  • What Does Screening Look Like?
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  • March Is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
  • What Is Colon Cancer?
  • African-Americans and Colon Cancer
  • What Are the Risk Factors?
  • Your Diet and Colon Cancer

Who Should Be Screened?

Screening for colorectal cancer should be happening before symptoms develop. Screening is mostly encouraged for people with a family history, past history of other cancers and a history of polyps. 

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