I have no family history of colon cancer. Do I need a regular colonoscopy?

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, so we’re taking this opportunity to answer some common questions from our patients. Starting at age 50, the American Cancer Society recommends that all men and most women undergo these procedures to detect cancer and potentially dangerous polyps: Flexible sigmoidoscopy every 5 years* Colonoscopy every 10 years Double-contrast barium [...]