Colonoscopies save lives – get yours behind you…PLEASE!

Colon cancer is a disease that is top of mind for my family right now. Just this past December, my 82-year-old great-aunt was diagnosed with colon cancer. In her situation, the cancer is terminal, but that doesn’t have to be the case for everyone. Take a minute or two during Colon Cancer Awareness Month to know the symptoms and the early detection procedures, mainly the colonoscopy.

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Bottoms Up – Get Your Colonoscopy for Colon Cancer Screening

It’s the birthday present no 50 year old should cringe receiving: the colonoscopy. I can name 10 people off the top of my head that I know of who have had their routine colonoscopy this past year after turning 50, another dozen or so that I’ve been nagging to get one, a handful of those not yet 50 who were recommended to get one (me included) and 2 that, if they hadn’t, would be in far worse shape.

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