Now is the Time Get Screened for Colon Cancer Screening Now Starts at 45!

Screening Reduces the Risk of Colorectal Cancer

The American Cancer Society and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommend everyone 45 years and older should start screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) .

CRC screening is particularly useful among individuals who do not show symptoms. It can help detect polyps in the colon and rectum, which can develop into cancer if left untouched.

45
New Recommended Screening age
# 2
Leading Cause Of All Cancer Deaths In Men And Women Combined
90 %
More Treatable When Detected Early

Risk Factors & Recommendations

The American Cancer Society and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommend everyone 45+ years and older should start CRC Screening.

People with a genetic predisposition or family history of CRC should start screening before age 45.

Regular exercise, especially exercise that targets belly fat, can help reduce risk.

Red meat, processed meats, tobacco and excessive alcohol can increase your risk.

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