Get a Colon Test! - Colorectal Cancer Screening

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This one-page handout educates older adults about tests for colon cancer. It uses a brief conversation between a couple who has just turned 50 to convey basic information about the importance of colon cancer screening. It lists symptoms for which a doctor should be seen, and outlines colon cancer tests, the colonoscopy, and polyp removal. The document includes the American Cancer Society toll-free phone number for more information.

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Author(s):
American Cancer Society
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Colonoscopy, Colorectal neoplasms, Early detection of cancer
Copyright:
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Date Last Reviewed:
12/6/2012
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