Everyone over 50 years of age should be thinking about colorectal cancer screening. Talking about it is an important step toward making a decision. Whether you are over 50, or know someone who is, this guide can help you talk about this very important health decision.
As you get older, you have more health concerns. Your doctor has a lot to talk to you about. If your doctor does not mention getting screened for colorectal cancer, don’t be afraid to ask about it.
Here are some questions you might want to ask your healthcare provider about colorectal cancer screening:
Colorectal cancer screening is covered by most insurance plans and Medicare. You should check with your insurance provider or Medicare (1-800-MEDICARE) to find out which tests are covered for you.
Here are some questions you might want to ask your insurance provider about colorectal cancer screening:
Getting screened is an important health decision. Before making a decision, you should: