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
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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.
Source: DMC / Sinai-Grace Hospital
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.
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