Get Screened at Age 45

Big News! The recommended age for colon cancer screening has been lowered to 45.

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Colorectal Cancer Facts

Second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States

Early-onset colorectal cancer (diagnosis before turning 45) is on the rise

Only 20% of colorectal diagnoses can be attributed to family history


Chance of getting colorectal cancer in your lifetime: 5% or about 1 in 20


African Americans are at higher risk of colorectal cancer

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About Stop Colon Cancer Now

StopColonCancerNow is a network of expertly trained gastroenterologists that span 32 states and the District of Columbia. Our physicians combat the second deadliest form of cancer, colon cancer, through screenings and community education.