There may also be a link between desmoid tumors and people who have a family history of colon cancer, according to the (http://www.
What does FHCC stand for?
FHCC stands for Family History of Colon Cancer
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We have 24 other meanings of FHCC in our Acronym Attic
- Full Hydraulic Calculation (fire sprinkling systems)
- Fundacion Humedal la Conejera
- Fuqua Heart Center (Piedmont Hospital; Atlanta, GA)
- Familial Hypercholanemia
- Fayetteville Homeschool Christian Athletics Association (Fayetteville, NC)
- Financial Holding Company Act (Taiwan)
- Florida Health Care Association
- Family Health Centers of Baltimore (Maryland)
- Frederick H. Cossitt Branch Library (North Granby, CT)
- Family Health Care Clinic
- Farley Hill Cricket Club (UK)
- Farnhams and Hedgerley Community Church (UK)
- Federal Health Care Center
- Fièvre Hémorragique de Crimée-Congo (French: Hemorrhagic Fever, Crimean-Congo)
- Florida Health Care Coalition
- Florida Hurricane Crisis Coalition (Tallahassee, Florida)
- Forest Hills Country Club (various locations)
- Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce (Fountain Hills, AZ)
- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (Seattle, Washington)
- Fremont Hills Country Club (Los Altos Hills, CA)
Samples in periodicals archive:
People should undergo colonoscopy at age 50 - earlier if there's a family history of colon cancer - and every three to 10 years afterward, depending on the results.
While 50 years of age is the standard age to begin colonoscopy screenings, people who have a family history of colon cancers or polyps should speak with their physician about starting screenings much earlier.
The American Cancer Society recommends it every 10 years beginning at age 50, earlier and more often if you have a family history of colon cancer, precancerous colon polyps called adenomas or other risk factors.
Patients were asked about their use of statins, aspirin, and NSAIDs, as well as family history of colon cancer.
A family history of colon cancer or adenomatous polyps significantly increases your chances of developing the disease, and the more family members you have with colon cancer, the higher your risk.