Hereditary Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

If you have family health history of colorectal (colon) cancer, you may be more likely to get it yourself. Collecting your family health history and sharing this information with your doctor can help you find out if you’re at higher risk. If so, you can take steps to lower your risk.

Learn tips to help cancer patients, as well as their family members and caregivers, stay healthy while staying home.

Page last reviewed: April 26, 2019