Liz Taylor

Toronto, Ontario, CA • 5:09 AM Local Time

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Liz Taylor

Category Radio
Language English
Voice Age Senior (55+)
Description This demo showcases the voice of a \"mixed race\" senior, for a call to action regarding colon cancer screening.
Transcript Note: Transcripts are automatically transcribed and may contain errors.
beginning at 50 years of age, men and women should be screened for colorectal cancer. Why? Because regular screening saves lives in Delaware, most colorectal cancers are detected and what a cold, regional or distant stages. That means that the cancer was found after it had spread to other places in the body from its original location in the colon. But colorectal cancer can be prevented by getting regular colorectal cancer screenings. Talk with your health care provider about two off the screening methods available. A Colonoscopy Onda Fecal Immuno chemical test, also known as a F I T test a colonoscopy, is a procedure that is performed by a health care provider. Ah, fecal Immuno Chemical test is a test to perform at home, but which one is right for you for a colonoscopy? On the day of the procedure, you will goto an outpatient facility, dress in a surgical gown and be briefly sedated. The doctor will use a long, flexible lighted tube to check for polyps or cancer inside the rectum and the entire colon. During the screening, the doctor can find and remove most polyps and some cancers. This test is recommended every 10 years. Ah, fecal immuno chemical test is for those at an average risk of colorectal cancer and can detect blood in the stool. For this screening, you will receive a test kit from your health care provider. At home, you use a stick or brush to obtain a small amount of your stool and put it on the card. This is the stool sample that will be tested. You will return the test to your health care provider or mail it to a lab where the stool samples are examined for blood. The F I T test should be performed once a year. People at risk of colorectal cancer might need to start colorectal cancer screening before age 50 including those who have colorectal polyps or colorectal cancer. Or have a close relative who has had colorectal polyps or colorectal cancer. Have inflammatory bowel disease, such as crone's disease or ulcerative colitis? Have certain genetic syndromes. Talk with your health care provider to determine if you should begin screening at a younger age. If you don't have insurance or your insurance does not cover a colorectal cancer screening, screening for life can pay the cost of the screening for you. Talk to your health care provider today or visit healthy Delaware dot org's to get more facts and to help scheduling a colorectal cancer screening, it could save your life.