Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Colon Cancer Screening
Now is a great time to get screened!
The risk for colon cancer generally starts to rise after age 50. Almost everyone over age 50 should have regular screening for colon cancer. Screening is one of the best ways to lower your risk of developing this common and deadly form of cancer.
There are several different tests that can be used to screen for colon cancer. Each test has its own advantages and disadvantages. There is no "right" test for colon cancer. Keep in mind that any type of screening is better than no screening at all.
Please continue with the guide to choose a colon cancer screening test that makes the most sense for you.
- Abdomen and Pelvis
- See also:
- Acid Reflux Treatment
- Blood in the Urine in Men
- Causes of Impotence
- Colon Cancer Screening
- Constipation in Adults
- Difficulty Passing Urine
- Intestinal Gas Guide
- Loss of Control of Urine in Men
- Lumps or Pain Within the Scrotum
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Painful or Frequent Urination in Men
- Penis Pain, Sores, Discharge or Lumps
- Rectal Bleeding
- Rectal Pain or Itching
- Recurring Abdominal Pain
- Sexual Problems in Men
- Treatment of Impotence
- Understanding New and Severe Abdominal Pain
- Understanding PSA
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