Risk Factors for Colon Cancer

Everyone is at risk for colon cancer. However, some people have a higher risk for the disease based on personal or family history. Know your family history and know the symptoms, and talk with your doctor about whether you should be screened sooner.

If you have any of these conditions, you are at a higher risk for colon cancer.  Talk to your doctor about being screened before 50.


  • Crohns
  • Colitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease