You are 50 years of age or over, you have had one of the symptoms described, and/or your mom, dad, sister or brother has been diagnosed with colon cancer, and it is time to be screened.
Here is what you need to do:
Call your family physician and talk to them about screening,
call one of the gastroenterologists/colorectal surgeons that perform colonoscopies and talk to them about scheduling a “screening colonoscopy”.
There are several screening methods that your doctor may discuss with you:
- needed every 5 years (do you have any thing for this, from us?)
- needed every 5 years (Link to information)
- (virtual colonoscopy) needed every 5 years
- (FOBT) needed yearly