You are smart about your colon health

March 31, 2014
You know your body, and you know to talk with your doctor when things just don’t feel right. But did you know that most colon cancers show no symptoms until the later stages? Regular colonoscopy is the best way to protect yourself from colon cancer; proper screenings alone could prevent as many as 60 percent of colon cancer deaths. That’s because screenings can catch colon cancer early, when it is most treatable, and can often prevent cancer altogether, catching dangerous polyps before they become cancerous. Start with the most advanced screening technology available. When you schedule your colonoscopy at the Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, you know you can rest assured knowing that our specialists use some of the most sophisticated radiologic and diagnostic technology to detect colorectal cancer and dangerous polyps as early as possible.