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Learn About Colorectal Cancer

Cancer of the colon or rectum is called colorectal cancer.
People over the age of 50 are at the highest risk for colorectal cancer.
If you are over 50, it’s time to schedule a colorectal cancer test.
Drawing of the human large and small intestine

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Here are some questions to ask your doctor about preventing colorectal cancer:

  • When do I need to be screened?
  • What is the screening test you recommend? Why?
  • What's involved in screening? How do I prepare?
  • What are other things I can do to reduce my risk of colorectal cancer?

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