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Colon Cancer Frequent Q&A

Colon Cancer Frequent Q&A

March 6, 2020

By Alan Thorson, MD, Nebraska Medical Association Past President

Will screening for colorectal cancer prevent all colorectal cancers? No. No test is perfect. The purpose for screening is to prevent most colorectal cancer by finding and removing pre-cancerous polyps and diagnosing cancers at an early stage when they can be more easily treated for cure.

Who needs to be screened for colorectal cancer? READ MORE

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