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When should you be concerned about colon and rectal cancer?

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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Age 50

The incidence of colorectal cancer goes up after age 50 which is why routine colonoscopy is recommended to begin at that age.
The exception would be if you have a strong family history of colon cancer. In that circumstance your physician might decide to begin screening at an earlier age.

In brief: Age 50

The incidence of colorectal cancer goes up after age 50 which is why routine colonoscopy is recommended to begin at that age.
The exception would be if you have a strong family history of colon cancer. In that circumstance your physician might decide to begin screening at an earlier age.
Dr. Edward Gold
Dr. Edward Gold
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Dr. Arie Pelta
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Symptoms and age

Bleeding constipation diarrhea pain or age greater than 50.
Any on this list.

In brief: Symptoms and age

Bleeding constipation diarrhea pain or age greater than 50.
Any on this list.
Dr. Arie Pelta
Dr. Arie Pelta
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