Colorectal Cancer | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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  • How often should I be screened for colorectal cancer?
  • I’ve seen information about fecal occult blood tests I can do at home. Are they a good way to screen for colorectal cancer?
  • Am I at risk for colorectal cancer?
  • Do treatments for colorectal cancer cure the disease?
  • How long will my treatment last?
  • After my treatment is over, how often should I be screened for colorectal cancer?
  • I’ve had constipation or diarrhea for several weeks. Could this be colorectal cancer?
  • Is there one screening test for colorectal cancer that works the best?
  • Is colorectal cancer something that runs in families?

Source

Update on Colorectal Cancer by DR Rudy, MJ Zdon (American Family Physician March 15, 2000, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20000315/1759.html)

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 09/00

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