Colon disease
risk questionnaire

What you need to know about risk factors

The chance of developing CRC can be increased by environmental and or genetic factors.1–3 Each question represents a risk factor for colorectal cancer.1–4 Take the assessment below, share the results with your gastroenterologist, and talk to your doctor about getting screened. Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.

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