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Colon Cancer Risks

Lauri Harsh, D.O., F.A.C.O.I., Eastern Iowa Gastroenterology, PLC

Eastern Iowa Gastroenterology, P.L.C.
3400 Dexter Court, Pavilion #1, Suite 116
Davenport, Iowa 52807
(563) 355-7602
Office Hours: 
8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m., Monday – Thursday
8:00a.m. – 4:00p.m., Friday

People with certain risk factors are more likely than others to develop colorectal cancer. These risk factors include:

• Age over 50
Having had colorectal polyps or colorectal cancer before
Having a history of inflammatory bowel disease, specifically,
ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s Disease
A first degree family history of colorectal cancer or colon polyps
A past history of other types of cancer.

If you meet any of these risk factors, talk with your doctor about your screening options. If you are under age 50 and fall into the above categories, most insurance companies will cover a screening colonoscopy.

To schedule your

Screening Colonoscopy:


Eastern Iowa Gastroenterology, PLC
at 563-355-7602.
No referral is needed!

Log onto for a free risk assessment.

March is National Colon Awareness Month (Get A Screening Live Longer)