Since the death of actor Chadwick Boseman in August 2020, there has been an increased national awareness of the dangers of colorectal cancer. Which is why now, during a time when your employees may be hesitant to visit their doctor for regular screenings, it’s more important than ever to help them understand how participate in managing their own preventative health.
According to the Colon Cancer Coalition, colon cancer is most common in men and women over the age of 50. However, it’s becoming more prevalent at younger and younger ages. If you have employees with a family history of colon cancer, they may be interested in learning how to screen themselves for this deadly disease without leaving the comfort of their home.
Take a look at Kaiser Permanente’s Dr. Dana Sloane in an interview with WUSA and her tips for staff who may be at increased risk yet hesitant to do in-facility procedures.
And in addition, if you haven’t already considered partnering with Kaiser Permanente as your health insurance carrier and care provider, we encourage you to take a look at the many resources they offer ABC Baltimore members and contact Mark Kauffman at Hamilton Insurance for information on how to get started.