Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women in the United States, and is expected to cause about 50,630 deaths during 2018.1 According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 4.6% of men (1 in 22) and 4.2% of women (1 in 24) will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in their lifetime.1
Colonoscopies could help prevent colon cancer, or find it at an early stage. Have you been tested? Sinai-Grace Hospital offers quick and convenient appointments, easy prep and minimal pain procedures.
Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines Are:
- People age 50 and older (45 for African Americans)
- One colonoscopy every 10 years is recommended
A script from your primary care doctor or an outpatient visit with a GI physician is required.
Don’t put it off any longer, get your painless colon cancer screening test now; gentle preps are available for this procedure.
Call 313-577-7271 today to schedule your colonoscopy.
This week, DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital celebrates both National Nurses & Hospital Week. Sinai-Grace is proud of its team of nearly 3,000 employees, physicians and volunteers who help care for more than 100,000 patients every year. We recognize and thank the Sinai-Grace team for the hard work, dedication and compassion that they demonstrate to our community each and every day.
Sinai-Grace Hospital is fortunate to have many super heroes. Meet just a few of them, and learn how they are helping people live happier, healthier lives.