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Colon Cancer Awareness Tag

I had my first colonoscopy screening at age 45 and have undergone the procedure three times since. I’m at risk because I lost my father to the disease last year. After diagnosing Dad in 2012, the gastroenterologist firmly told my brother and me to “run, not walk” to get a colonoscopy. I followed his advice to the letter. During my first colonoscopy, pre-cancerous polyps were discovered and removed. I was shocked, as I had no idea that they were there! If my dad hadn’t been diagnosed with colorectal cancer – or if I had waited until I felt like it, or had serious symptoms – it might have been too late. The second colonoscopy was a year later, and everything was fine. Three years after that, I went back for my third colonoscopy and the pre-cancerous polyps had grown back in