Nip Colon Cancer in the Butt

YOU can help end colorectal (colon) cancer

This Colon Cancer Awareness Month, we want to empower you in your digestive health! Use this page to learn all about all things colon cancer. And, please, talk to your primary care provider to see if you should be screened—it’s the best prevention!

The importance of your family [health] tree

Your family’s health history plays an extremely important role in your health. That’s why UMC highly recommends learning about that history. It could save a loved one’s life—or yours!

Download and print the Family Health Tree below to make a note of any diseases each family member has been diagnosed with and their age at diagnosis. Keep it in a safe place and update at family gatherings.

FamilyHealthTree

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About UMC’s Pediatric and Adult Gastroenterology

UMC offers two adult gastroenterology clinics and one pediatric gastroenterology clinic to meet your digestive health needs—from colon cancer screening to acid reflux treatment to intragastric weight loss balloon placement and more! Each of our gastroenterologists specializes in preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions related to the digestive/gastrointestinal tract. Learn more about the care they offer here

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