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March Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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The Importance of Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Step Towards Good Health

Colorectal cancer is a significant health concern, but it’s also one of the most preventable cancers. One of the best ways to detect and prevent colorectal cancer is through regular screenings. Not only does this practice benefit your health, but it also provides peace of mind to your loved ones.

Early Detection Saves Lives
Colorectal cancer often begins as a small polyp, which can be easily removed during a colonoscopy before it turns into cancer. Screening tests can detect these polyps or early-stage cancers when they are most treatable. By undergoing regular screenings, you are taking proactive steps towards maintaining good health and preventing serious illness.

Peace of Mind for You and Your Loved Ones
Your health matters not only to you but also to your family and friends. By staying up-to-date with your colorectal cancer screenings, you are not only taking care of yourself but also reassuring your loved ones that you are committed to maintaining your health.

Convenience and Comfort
At Missouri Highlands Health Care, we understand that visiting the clinic for a screening may be daunting for some. That’s why we offer at-home screening kits*, allowing you to get screened in the comfort and privacy of your own home. These kits* are easy to use and can provide peace of mind without the need for a clinic visit.

*Kits: Cologuard is offered to every eligible patient aged 45 and older at average risk for colorectal cancer. More information about who is eligible for Cologuard, click here.

Support Every Step of the Way
You are not alone in this journey. Our team at Missouri Highlands Health Care is here to support you every step of the way. From scheduling your screening appointment to providing guidance on at-home screening kits, we are committed to ensuring your screening experience is as comfortable and convenient as possible.

Don’t wait until it’s too late. Schedule your colorectal cancer screening today and take the first step towards good health. Your loved ones will thank you, and you’ll be taking a proactive step towards a healthier future.