March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!

What can you do to prevent against colon cancer?

  • Start screening between the ages of 50-75 years old, if you’re at a high risk for getting colon cancer (family history), ask your doctor if you should be screen before the age of 50 or after the age of 75.
  • Be physically active
  • Stay at a healthy weight
  • Do not consume too much alcohol
  • Stop smoking

These are just a few ways you can take action NOW to prevent colorectal cancer! Call our office at 301-533-3300 to discuss your options and schedule a screening today!