Colon cancer often has no symptoms at all, which is why colon cancer screening is so important. Screening has the potential to prevent colon cancer before it even develops. A screening test is a test performed as a preventive measure to detect a disease in someone before they begin to develop any signs or symptoms. Colon cancer screening: when to start & your screening options >
Colon cancer is the third most common cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death in both men and women in the United States. Healthy People 2020 and the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable are just two of many national initiatives to improve colon cancer screening rates and have set ambitious goals to increase national colon cancer screening rates. Colon Cancer Awareness > | Watch our webinar - Colon Cancer: Risk, Prevention & Screening >
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