Video: What you should know about colon and rectal cancer

If you're 50+, it's one of the best gifts you can give yourself: A colorectal cancer screening appointment. If you're under 50 with certain health risks, it's also a crucial call to make.

Take a minute to learn the most important factors to consider if you're not sure whether it's time for your screening. Together, you and your care team can catch early cell changes before they become cancerous.

  1. Tests to detect colorectal cancer and polyps. National Cancer Institute. Accessed March 9, 2017.