Dr. Angela Nicholas, M.D., a Fight Colorectal Cancer board member, and advocate discusses new guidelines from the American Cancer Society that has recommended screening as early as age 45 due to evidence of an increase in colorectal cancer in those under 50, and available screening tests which include a noninvasive at-home option called Cologuard for those at average risk. She also shares her own personal journey with her husband who was diagnosed with stage IV colorectal cancer.
Dr. Angela Nicholas, M.D., is a primary care physician, medical and administrative director of Einstein Physicians Montgomery, and Fight Colorectal Cancer board member. She lost her husband to colorectal cancer in April 2019 after he was diagnosed with stage IV five years ago at age 45. She is an advocate for screening access.