Who Is at Risk for Colon Cancer

People over age 50 have the highest risk of colorectal cancer. You may also be at higher risk if you are African American, smoke or have a family history of colorectal cancer. Everyone can take these healthy steps to help prevent colorectal cancer: Get screened starting at age 50. Quit smoking and stay away from secondhand…

Scheduling a Colon Cancer Screening is Easy

Ask your primary care physician, or contact one of our participating providers who regularly provide colorectal cancer screenings about your risk factors and when to schedule a screening. Get to know our gastroenterologists and physician assistants who regularly provide consultation, screenings, treatment and ongoing management for conditions and diseases affecting the stomach and intestines. Leann…

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people ages 50 and older. The best way to prevent colorectal cancer is to get screened regularly starting at age 50. There are…