Why Get a Colonoscopy?

Why is it important to get a colon cancer screening?

Colon cancer is preventable with regular colon cancer screening (colonoscopy).


Alison’s family experienced an advanced colon cancer diagnosis with her Father. Alison talks about her Dad and what happened after he was diagnosed with colon cancer and the exceptional care provided by Dr. Herman and the team at Borland Groover. It’s important to get regular colon cancer screenings and if you have a first degree relative (Mother, Father, Sister, Brother or Child) with polyps or colorectal cancer check with your doctor about a colon cancer screening. Learn more.



A screening colonoscopy is recommended for all patients that are age 45 or older, those with history of polyps or colorectal cancer, individuals with a first degree relative with colorectal cancer, individuals that have been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and those with Crohn’s should contact their doctor about a screening colonoscopy. Find out more.