If you are 50 or older and have not yet been screened for colorectal cancer, you could miss a moment you’ve been waiting for. Colorectal cancer is America’s second-leading cause of cancer death among men and women combined. But screening helps. If everyone was screened as recommended, the colorectal cancer death rate could drop by up to 70 percent.
Call the SVMC Colon Screening Navigator at 802-447-5551.
Call the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Find-a-Doctor Line 802-447-5007 or visit svhealthcare.org/physician-directory for a complete list of physicians.
You can call the SVMC Colon Screening Navigator at 802-447-5551.
Early colorectal cancer often has no symptoms, which is why screening is so important.
What is the somewhat uncomfortable event your spouse will insist you go to about every 10 years?
There are several tests available, but none is better than a colonoscopy, which screens for cancer and can help prevent it.
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