Changes to Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines: What You Need to Know

Posted June 21st, 2018

Last month, the American Cancer Society (ACS) changed its guidelines for recommendations of preventive colorectal cancer screening. The ACS now recommends that people of “average risk” begin screening at age 45 – a change from the previous age 50 recommendation. Average risk persons include those who do not have: A history of colorectal cancer or […]

My First Colonoscopy, or How I Came to Appreciate Glacier Freeze – by Ellen Liebman

Posted March 10th, 2016

I’m 44 years old. I thought I had at least another 6 years to mentally prepare for my first colonoscopy. Instead I had about a month to wrap my head around what my mom had avoided until she was in her late 60’s. All I’d ever heard was how horrible it was – both the […]