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Prevent Colon Cancer: Get Screened Today!
Screening colonoscopy saves lives!

Colon Cancer ScreeningDid you know?
A colonoscopy can prevent colon cancer and in some cases even cure colon cancer.

Prevention: Most colon cancers start as small, benign, mushroom like growths called “polyps”. It takes many years for a polyp to become cancerous. If this polyp is removed through a colonoscopy it will never have the chance to turn cancerous. Therefore a screening colonoscopy is recommended to detect and remove these precancerous polyps.

Cure: If a small and early cancer is found in a polyp it can sometimes be removed completely by colonoscopy thereby sparing the patient a major operation.

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the American Society of Gastroenterologists recommend a screening colonoscopy for every one above the age of 50. If you have a family member with colon cancer or polyps, screening should start earlier at age 40.

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FM 1960 & I-45 Office
1125 Cypress Station Dr.
Suite G3
Houston, Texas 77090
Phone: (281) 583-1300

Vintage & Tomball Office
20207 Chasewood Park Dr.
Suite 203
Houston, Texas 77070
Phone: (281) 583-1300

Kingwood & Humble Office
18955 N. Memorial Dr.
Suite 530
Humble, Texas 77338
Phone: (281) 583-1300

The Woodlands Office
17189 I-45 South
Medical Office Building 2
Suite 275
The Woodlands, Texas 77385
Phone: (281) 583-1300

CyFair Office
11302 Fallbrook Dr.
Suite 302
Houston, TX 77065
Phone: (281) 583-1300

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