Colon Cancer Screening

Colonoscopy: When should you get screened?

If you…

-Are experiencing symptoms.
-Have a personal or family history of colorectal cancer or polyps.
-Are 50 years old.
-Are African American over 40.
-Have a genetic link to colorectal cancer such as Lynch Syndrome, FAP  etc.
-Have ulcerative colitis, inflammatory bowel disease or Crohn’s disease.

60% of Colon Cancer DEATHS could be AVOIDED if everyone aged 50 or older were SCREENED REGULARLY.

Give us a call today at 712.213.4750.

Jason Dierking, MD, F.A.C.S.

John Armstrong, MD

Buena Vista General Surgery

BVRMC Surgical Services