Despite more education colorectal cancer (commonly called colon cancer) remains the third-deadliest cancer in the United States and colon cancer impacting both men and women.
But routine screenings can prevent colorectal cancer. When detected and treated early or find it at an early the 5-year survival rate is 90%. So many lives could be saved though a simple colonoscopy screening!
It is also important to know your family history and how certain lifestyle changes can reduce your risk of developing colon cancer.
Do you questions about colon cancer or how a simple colonoscopy can save your life? Read more from Colon and Rectal Specialists or contact one of our three offices in the Richmond area for more information or to make an appointment.
About CRS – Established in 1913, CRS is one of the oldest continually operating groups of colon and rectal surgeons in the country and the largest state-of-the-art practice on the East Coast with three locations around Richmond, VA. Visit us in Stony Point off Chippenham Parkway, Hanover or Henrico.