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Family History

Family History

December 28, 2021
Ray Scott Daugherty, MD
Ray Scott Daugherty, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery

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While most colorectal cancers are spontaneous, there are cases where you are at high risk, especially with regards to your family history or your hereditary history, especially with primary family members with a history of colorectal cancer. Again, in those cases you want to ensure that you are screened early, especially 10 years prior to any previous diagnosis of colorectal cancer in a primary family member, which would be mom, dad, or any brothers or sisters.