University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is a leader in providing screenings for the detection and prevention of colon cancer.
Colon cancer effects 1 in 20 people, generally after age 50 and can be present without symptoms. The best screening for colon cancer is a colonoscopy. Colonoscopies can help detect cancer causing polyps.
Removal of polyps before they become cancerous is one of the best preventative measures for colon cancer.
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