Advocate For Yourself
If you are presenting symptoms, communicate that with your doctor and advocate for yourself to get screened. Especially if you are younger than 45.
82% of Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer patients said they were initially misdiagnosed.
90% of Colon Cancer cases that are caught in Stage 1 or Stage 2 have a 90% chance of surviving past 5 years.
The CDC estimates that 68% of deaths from colorectal cancer could be avoided if all eligible people got screened.
Finding out whether or not you have cancer is scary, but it is better to find out early if you do have it as there are far more treatment options.