TRUE or FALSE Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cancer killer. TRUE
Both men and women get colorectal cancer.
Colorectal cancer often starts with no symptoms.
Screening helps prevent colorectal cancer.
Colon Cancer doesn’t have to be scary. Timely screening for colon cancer means a
90% Prevention Rate.
EVERYONE 50+ NEEDS SCREENING
African Americans and those with family histories of colon cancer should be screened earlier (at 40-45 yrs).
Preventative screenings are largely covered by health insurance and Medicare.
DON’T WAIT UNTIL YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS,
because diagnostic colonoscopy (due to symptoms) carries higher costs! Don’t put it off any longer.
GET BEHIND SCREENING. BOARD CERTIFIED PHYSICIANS
FRED A. LEVIN MD, FACP, FACG
DAVID N. SOCOLOFF DO
RAZVI M. RAZACK MD
KAREN L. WEISS-SCHORR MD
A. STEVEN MCINTOSH MD, FACG
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Published on May 8, 2017