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At what age should people check for colon cancer?
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
6 doctors agree
In brief: 50
Colon cancer screening is recommended beginning at age 50, unless one has a strong family history, in which case screening should begin 10 years earlier. The frequency of subsequent screening tests is dependent on the findings and the method of screening chosen.

In brief: 50
Colon cancer screening is recommended beginning at age 50, unless one has a strong family history, in which case screening should begin 10 years earlier. The frequency of subsequent screening tests is dependent on the findings and the method of screening chosen.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Age 50 usually
For the general patient, colon cancer screening should start age 50 years.
For patients with a family history screening should start earlier, typically this should be at an age 5-10 years younger at which the family member got cancer.

In brief: Age 50 usually
For the general patient, colon cancer screening should start age 50 years.
For patients with a family history screening should start earlier, typically this should be at an age 5-10 years younger at which the family member got cancer.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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