Lowell Community Health Center providers are experts in their fields and can answer your question on variety of health topics, including prevention and wellness.
Schedule an appointment with a medical provider or case manager to discuss your health and wellness.
To learn about many common conditions, risk factors, and symptoms, you can visit the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).
The information here should not replace a conversation with your doctor or medical treatment. If you have concerns related to any of these conditions, please talk to the appropriate Health Center medical provider.
Fast, Easy At-Home Colon Cancer Screening
Don’t wait for symptoms to occur to get screened for colon cancer. Those with average risk and no family history should begin screening at the age of 50. A family history of polyps or colon cancer means screening should start ten years before a loved one was diagnosed, or a polyp was found. Every patient is different.