Screening for Colorectal Cancer

February 25, 2010 3:36 pm

According to the American Cancer Society, everyone age 50 and over with an average risk of colorectal cancer should be screened in accordance with one of the following five testing schedules. People with a high risk of colorectal cancer should speak with their physician about earlier or more frequent screenings.

(See the Web site[1] of the American Cancer Society for more information about colorectal cancer detection.)

Endnotes:
  1. Web site: http://www.cancer.org/docroot/CRI/content/CRI_2_6X_Colorectal_Cancer_Early_Detection_10.asp

Source URL: http://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/managing-diabetes/complications-prevention/preventing-colorectal-cancer/screening-for-colorectal-cancer/


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