Fight Cancer with Florida Hospital
At Florida Hospital, our goal is to treat and prevent illness before it has the opportunity to change your life.
As your partner in health, Florida Hospital encourages you to be proactive about your health. Colorectal Cancer is treatable and beatable with early detection. Speak with your primary care physician about when you should have a screening colonoscopy. Many insurance plans now provide complete benefits for this periodic and painless screening.*
Signs & Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal cancer is often present in people without symptoms. This is why screening for colon cancer and colorectal cancer is so important.The following signs or symptoms, however, might indicate colorectal cancer:
- Blood in your stools
- Narrower than normal stools
- Unexplained abdominal pain
- Unexplained change in bowel habits
- Unexplained anemia
- Unexplained weight loss
Take our online colon cancer assessment quiz
Each year more than 140,000 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, often referred to as colon cancer, in the U.S. and over 50,000 people die from it annually.
Click here take our online colon cancer assessment quiz to determine your risk!
* If you have a family history of colorectal cancer or are at a moderate to high risk, talk to your doctor about your need for a more frequent testing schedule.
Each year more than 140,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, often referred to as colon cancer, and over 50,000 people die from it annually.
Be Informed. Be Screened. Be an advocate.