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Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, the perfect time to join us on a journey to your own “Land Down Under”. Yep, we’re talking about taking a gander at the Outback...and scheduling a colonoscopy.

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This Journey to a colonoscopy can lead you to years of good health! it’s an adventure recommended for everyone 50 and older - 45 if you’re African-American.

Why is the Land Down Under so important?

  • Colon cancer is the third deadliest form of cancer.
  • Every year about 150,000 people are diagnosed with colon cancer.
  • Colon cancer is both preventable and highly treatable when detected early.
  • Colonoscopy is considered the gold standard for screenings.
  • Colonoscopy is one of the only cancer screenings that can also help prevent cancer by removing polyps.

So many good reasons to pack a bag and start your journey!