Cynthia Rogers Colonoscopy

An unusual symptom prompted Polyclinic patient Cynthia Rogers to see her primary care doctor. She was just 39 at the time, but her doctor suggested a screening colonoscopy. During the exam, a few small polyps were found and removed, including one with cancer. A patient of gastroenterologist Dr. Craig Pepin, Cynthia has had many colonoscopies since then and continues to be healthy and cancer-free. She’s also been educating people and promoting colonoscopy ever since.

Watch Cynthia's full story here.

What are the symptoms of colon cancer?

Symptoms associated with colorectal cancer include:

  • Changes in bowel habits
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Abdominal pain
  • Blood in the stool
  • Weight loss
  • Fatigue

If you have symptoms of colon cancer, talk with your doctor.


February 23, 2017 | by The Polyclinic