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!