Some people believe screening is only for people with symptoms or are concerned about the cost.
Colon cancer screening is free of charge, screening invitations can happen between 50-75 depending on your country. Taking part in screening could not be more easy or simple to do.
A simple screening test could reduce your risk of colon cancer by 20-30%.5
The most common way to screen is with a FIT test. Once you receive your test kit, you complete it in 3 easy steps:
If you are diagnosed with colon cancer, there are a range of treatments available. Your healthcare professional would choose the most appropriate care pathway for your individual case.
The main colon cancer treatments are:
Whatever your situation, your healthcare professional will decide on the best treatment to support your progress and give you all the information you need on colon cancer care.
Medtronic is a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, employing more than 85,000 people worldwide. We serve physicians, hospitals and patients in nearly 160 countries.
Our mission is to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. And, because 1 European dies every 3 minutes as a result of colon cancer,5 we believe early screening can save lives and reduce your risk of developing colon cancer.