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Colon Cancer Screening

People who develop colon cancer and certain types of colon polyps are at increased risk for developing pre-cancerous polyps in the future. They are also at risk for developing full-blown colon cancer -- even a second time. It's therefore important to have regular screening to find and remove polyps before they become cancerous.

Your risk of polyps and cancer depends on your particular situation.

Choose the statement that describes your history:

I have been diagnosed with colon cancer in the past.

I have been diagnosed with colon polyps in the past.

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