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When should I call my doctor if I have colorectal cancer family history?

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Dr. Robert Cloud
Surgery - Colorectal
3 doctors agree

In brief: Screening

You should start colonoscopy screening at age 40 or ten years before the earliest case in your family, whichever is earlier

In brief: Screening

You should start colonoscopy screening at age 40 or ten years before the earliest case in your family, whichever is earlier
Dr. Robert Cloud
Dr. Robert Cloud
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Painless to screen. May save your life. Do it during your annual physical. It will give you peace of mind.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
2 doctors agree

In brief: By age 40 or sooner

Colonoscopic screening for cancer is recommended by age 50 and earlier if there is a family history.
You should develop a relationship with a primary care provider long before you may need the services of a doctor so that s/he may advise you about other preventive and health maintenance matters.

In brief: By age 40 or sooner

Colonoscopic screening for cancer is recommended by age 50 and earlier if there is a family history.
You should develop a relationship with a primary care provider long before you may need the services of a doctor so that s/he may advise you about other preventive and health maintenance matters.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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