It's a lot easier than you think. And more important than you may realize. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related mortality, and this simple test can catch it at the early stage, when 93% are cured. Outta sight, right? It's fast and virtually painless. So if you're over 50 or have a family history of colon cancer, book a screening today. Then you can keep on feelin'n groovy.
At NCH's GI Center you'll find nationally recognized specialists, advanced treatments, and superior care—all in a state-of-the-art environment.
It strikes more than 140,000 Americans and kills about 50,000 every year. But early detection can make all the difference. A healthy diet and active lifestyle can also reduce your risk.
If you're over 50, it's definitely time. But if you have a family history of colon cancer you might need to get tested earlier.
* If you have cardiac or pulmonary health issues, or if you're due for your annual physical, please talk to your regular doctor before scheduling your colonoscopy
* Looking for a physician referral? Call NCH HealthConnection at 847.618.4YOU (4968) or use our online directory.