Screening Equals Prevention
For individuals with colorectal cancer risk factors, regular screenings
should begin at an earlier age and/or be screened more often. Risk factors
include a strong family history of colorectal cancer, a personal history
of colorectal cancer or polyps, or a personal history of an inflammatory
Routine colorectal cancer screenings are the best way to prevent colon
cancer or find it at an early, more treatable stage. Both men and women
should adopt a regular examination schedule, beginning at age 50.
Saint Barnabas Medical Center offers comprehensive services that include
the most advanced, innovative approach to colorectal cancer screening,
diagnosis and treatment. Our team of health care professionals is dedicated
to providing the highest quality of diagnosis and care.
By taking action through proper colon care and regular screenings, you
can reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.