Been screened? Your story can save a life.

Colorectal cancer is the second most deadly form of cancer, but it doesn’t have to be. Screening can prevent the cancer or catch it early when it’s highly treatable.

If you’ve been screened, you already know this. But, here’s something you might not know…

Research found that people are most likely to get screened if they’re encouraged by someone they know and trust.

A spouse or partner.

A friend or coworker.

Their employer or doctor.

So, please talk about your experience with people you know and encourage them to get screened too. Consider sharing this information in your conversations.

 

Your story can save a life.

 

 

Your Stories

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Being a health insurance consultant, I know the value of early detection and knew this screening was as important as any I’d ever done. My first test, at age 51, revealed quite a few precancerous polyps, which were removed. I’m thankful that I got screened and discovered my symptoms early on. The one thing you can’t buy back is your health, so take charge of it as best you can.

Rick Rebel

Benton County


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