Here, Jeffrey Meyerhardt, MD, MPH, co-director of the Colon and Rectal Cancer Center at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, answers some commonly asked questions about colon cancer screenings. If there is a history of colorectal cancer or colorectal polyps in your family, then it is usually recommended to start screenings earlier. How do I know if an at-home colorectal cancer test is right for me? Not only can a colonoscopy detect colorectal cancer but it can also find polyps, which are precursors to cancer. At-home colorectal cancer tests are an option for patients that are experiencing no symptoms and are appropriate for screening for colorectal cancer.
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