U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Colorectal Cancer

Colon Cancer Screening (Colorectal) Covered by Medicare

All Medicare recipients are eligible for a screening colonoscopy. Learn about risk factors, how often screening is covered, and the portion of Medicare-approved costs you will be required to pay.

Review Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Frequently Asked Questions About Colorectal Cancer

Prevent Cancer Foundation answers the 20 most frequently asked questions about colorectal cancer. Learn about pre-cancerous polyps, symptoms, screening, and prevention of colon cancer.

Review Date: Friday, October 31, 2014

Prevent Cancer Foundation

Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and women in the United States. Learn about possible risk factors, screening, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Review Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015

NIH National Cancer Institute

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