Are You At Average-Risk

People 45 and older:

  • Without prior colorectal cancer or polyps
  • Without any of the factors that define high-risk screening

Every 10 Yrs

Test:

Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy negative result:

The test only needs to be repeated every 10 years.

Every Year

Test:

Fecal Immunohistochemistry
(Stool FIT)

FIT or mt-sDNA screening positive result: 

A colonscopy to find the suspected cancer and locate and remove cancerous polyps will be required.

Colonoscopy negative result:

The test only needs to be repeated every 10 years.

FIT or mt-sDNA screening positive result: 

A colonscopy to find the suspected cancer and locate and remove cancerous polyps will be required.

Do You Have Symptoms?

  • Rectal bleeding
  • Anemia
  • Change in bowel habits
  • Persistent abdominal pain
  • Unintentional weight loss
Test:
Colonoscopy

Do You Have a Personal History?

  • Previously removed pre-cancerous colorectal polyps
  • Previously had colorectal cancer
Test:
Colonoscopy

Are You at High-risk?

  • Family history of colorectal cancer or precancerous polyps in a first degree relative diagnosed before age 60
  • Multiple first-degree relatives with colorectal cancer or precancerous polyps
  • Family history of inherited colorectal cancer syndrome
  • Previous diagnosis of ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease
Test:
Colonoscopy
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