When to start screening for colorectal cancer

When to start screening for colorectal cancer

When to start screening for colorectal cancer depends on your risk for colorectal cancer.  People that have an increased risk for colorectal cancer should start screening earlier than people with average risk. When to start screening for colorectal cancer if you have...

Colon Cancer Awareness Puzzle

March is colon cancer awareness month. How aware are you? Do you know how to prevent colorectal cancer? When to start screening for colorectal cancer? Do you know the symptoms of colorectal cancer?  What about the people and organizations helping to spread awareness...

How to tell a patient she has colon cancer

Jane (not true name) was referred to me for iron deficiency anemia. This is anemia due to lack of enough iron. She was 62 years old and attained menopause at age 55 after removing her uterus due to fibroid. Jane was divorced yet she enjoyed life and liked to...