We Prescribe Colon Cancer Screenings
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The best test to screen for colon cancer is a colonoscopy which shoud start at age 45. If you are at a high risk for colon cancer, you may need to start screening sooner.
Your stool can be tested using guaiac-based fecal occult blood test or fecal immunochemical test once a year. Your stool can also be tested using a FIT-DNA test which is done once every three years.
How can I prevent Colon Cancer?
Avoiding cigaretts, limiting alcohol intake, increasing your physical activity and maintaining a healthy weight can decrease your risk for colon cancer.
Having a history of radiation in your abdomem or pelvic region
Family history of colon cancer
Having cancer causing genes such as BRCA1, BRCA2, PALB2, CDKN2A, TP53, APC, biallelic MUTYH
A low-fiber high-fat diet
Diet low in fruits and vegetables
Eating processed meats
Symptoms of Colon Cancer
Blood in your stool
Unexplained weight loss
Persistant abdominal discomfort
A change in your bowel habits