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Age for colon cancer screening

Age for colon cancer screening

At what age should I get screened for colon cancer? The American Cancer Society now recommends screening for colon and rectal cancers at the age of 45. If you have a relative with colon cancer or polyps then you may need earlier screening. Colonoscopy is painless and often saves lives by finding curable colon lesions before they turn into cancer.…