Patients Skip Colon Cancer Screenings Because of Obesity Stigma
People who are overweight or obese may skip life-saving cancer screenings because they fear their doctor’s judgment.
By May 31, 2022, most health insurance plans will fully cover this procedure to evaluate a positive stool-based test for colon cancer. Check with your insurance about your coverage.Learn More
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