Preventive Health Guidelines

The following guidelines are provided as general recommendations. These guidelines stress things you can do to protect your health.* Clinical data in a particular case may necessitate or permit deviations from these guidelines.

*Optima Health updates preventive guidelines annually.

Colorectal Health

Happy couple, over 50

Colorectal cancer is a disease in which cancer cells form in either the tissues of the colon (the longest part of the large intestine) or the rectum (the last several inches of the large intestine).

Optima Health offers resources and programs to help prevent colorectal cancer, including a FREE screening kit.