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Colonoscopy

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Why Do People Avoid Colonoscopies?

Colon cancer is one of the few cancers that can actually be prevented through routine screenings. Yet many people still avoid getting tested. Why?

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Can At-Home Screening Tests Replace a Colonoscopy?

Some people like the idea of taking an at-home colorectal cancer screening test over getting a colonoscopy. But are the at-home tests just as good?

How to Prepare for a Colonoscopy

How to Prepare for a Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy is one of the best ways to help prevent and detect colon cancer. Your colon must be empty and clean for a successful procedure. Here’s how to make it go as smoothly as possible.

Ten Million Missed Cancer Screenings During the Pandemic

During the pandemic, many Americans have postponed their regular cancer screenings. Now is the time to get caught up.

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Prep: The Most Important Thing You Can Do for Colonoscopy Success

If it’s time for your colonoscopy, it’s time for the prep. Everyone agrees: It’s not the most pleasant thing. But ensuring a good bowel prep is actually the most important thing you can do to make the colonoscopy a success.

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Mother of 3 is Cancer-Free Thanks to Life-Saving Colonoscopy and Cancer Treatment

When 44-year-old Jenni Kozak began having colorectal pain, she didn't think it would be something as serious as cancer.

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Colon Cancer Screening Options: What's Right For You?

Colon cancer can be prevented with regular screening and early treatment. Learn about your choices for screening and what's best for you.

Ellen Smith

Local Woman Learns Importance of Screening Colonoscopy After Colon Cancer Diagnosis

“Every year I received a card in the mail, saying I was due for an annual PAP smear and exam, and I had gone to those appointments religiously,” Ellen said.

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