About Magazines Conyers - March 2017 - Page 22

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Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cancer killer .
Both men and women get colorectal cancer .
Colorectal cancer often starts with no symptoms .
Screening helps prevent colorectal cancer .
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Colon Cancer doesn ’ t have to be scary . Timely screening for colon cancer means a 90 % Prevention Rate .
EVERYONE 50 + NEEDS SCREENING African Americans and those with family histories of colon cancer should be screened earlier ( at 40-45 yrs ).
Preventative screenings are largely covered by health insurance and Medicare . DON ’ T WAIT UNTIL YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS ,
because diagnostic colonoscopy ( due to symptoms ) carries higher costs !
Don ’ t put it off any longer . GET BEHIND SCREENING .
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