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Colon Cancer Radio Announcement

Colon Cancer Radio Announcement | ASCRS

45-Second Radio Public Service Announcement

March is colorectal cancer awareness month and, if you’re over 50, march is a good time to get screened for colorectal cancer.  Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in both men and women and is also one of the most preventable.  Regular screening starting at age 50 is important since most early colorectal cancers do not produce symptoms. 
The good news is that colorectal cancer is one of the most treatable cancers, especially when detected early. Most colorectal cancers develop from noncancerous polyps and removing these polyps can markedly reduce your risk of getting colorectal cancer. 
So make an appointment with your colorectal surgeon or other healthcare provider today.  For more information or to find a colorectal surgeon near you, visit the american society of colon and rectal surgeons’ website at www.fascrs.org.  That is fascrs.org.