4 Questions That Could Save Your Life

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the US. Early cases can begin as noncancerous polyps that often have no symptoms. But they can be detected by screening. For this reason, doctors recommend screenings for those at high risk or over the age of 50, 45 for African Americans. But how do you know if you are high risk?

Dr. Lilah Mansour, GastroenterologistARC Far West Medical Tower has a simple four question health assessment that can let you know right away. In this recent ARC Healthcare Minute podcast on KLBJ, Dr. Mansour goes through this short quiz. Listen to it now and find out if you are at risk. Dr. Mansour says “If you answered yes to any of these questions, I suggest you talk to a gastroenterologist and get a colonoscopy. It could save your life.”

If you would like to make an appointment with Dr. Mansour to discuss the results of this risk assessment, you can do so online or by calling:

ARC Far West Medical Tower
512-346-8888

For more health tips from ARC doctors, tune into the ARC Healthcare Minute which airs on KLBJ News Radio 590AM/99FM. You can also listen to podcasts from past episodes on the ARC website.

Tags: KLBJ, colon cancer, ARC Healthcare Minute, colonoscopy, Dr. Lilah S. Mansour

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