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Colon Cancer Screening

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Baptist Health Hardin is committed to preventing colon cancer. Baptist Health Hardin offers multiple providers, procedures and services to help you prevent the disease – many of which are covered by your insurance provider.

Did you know?

  • Recommend screenings can reduce your risk of colon cancer by 90%.
  • Screenings find precancerous polyps so they can be removed before becoming cancer.

Risk Factors for Colon Cancer

  • 50 years or older
  • Family history of colon cancer or colorectal polyps
  • African American
  • History of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Diet low in fiber
  • Physically inactive
  • History of genetic syndrome (i.e., Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) or hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer)

Screening Options

  • Colonoscopy
  • High-Sensitivity FOBT (Stool Test)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Double Contrast Barium Enema

Insurance Coverage

  • Most insurances pay for wellness and preventative screenings. Check for this benefit under your current plan.

Our Providers

  • Laura Buchanan, M.D.

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  • Todd Chadwell, M.D.

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  • Kashif Haider, MD

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  • Keith Harmon, M.D.

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  • Karen Johnson, M.D.

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  • Marshall Johnson, MD
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  • Ted Moore, MD

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Schedule a Screening Today

Ask your primary care provider about a colon cancer screening or contact a provider at one of the following HMH Medical Group locations:

Digestive Health – Freeman Creek

100 Helmwood Plaza Drive #A
Elizabehtown, KY 42701
(270) 706-1943

Digestive Health – Ring Road
2406 Ring Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 234-8866

Digestive Health – Woodland Drive

1310 Woodland Drive
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 706-1918

Surgical Specialists

1700 Ring Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 769-5551


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