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Study Shows Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Effective for Colon ...

A team of researchers led by doctors in Norway has found that screening with
flexible sigmoidoscopy, one of the colon screening tests ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/study-shows-flexible-sigmoidoscopy-effective-for-colon-cancer-screening

Can colorectal polyps and cancer be found early?

... Tests that can find both colorectal polyps and cancer. Flexible sigmoidoscopy. ...
Test. Pros. Cons. Flexible sigmoidoscopy. Fairly quick and safe. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-detection

Chronological History of ACS Recommendations for the Early ...

... Fecal occult blood test. AND. Flexible sigmoidoscopy. 50 and over. Yearly. ...
50 and over. Yearly. Flexible sigmoidoscopy***. 50 and over. Every 5 years ...

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/findcancerearly/cancerscreeningguidelines/chronological-history-of-acs-recommendations

Studies Show Effectiveness of Colon Screenings with Easier ...

... Flexible sigmoidoscopy. Researchers ... Citations: Colorectal-Cancer Incidence
and Mortality with Screening Flexible Sigmoidoscopy. Published ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/studies-show-effectiveness-of-colon-screenings-with-easier-preparation

Studies Show Effectiveness of Colon Screenings with Easier ...

... Flexible sigmoidoscopy. Researchers ... Citations: Colorectal-Cancer Incidence
and Mortality with Screening Flexible Sigmoidoscopy. Published ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/studies-show-effectiveness-of-colon-screenings-with-easier-preparation

Frequently Asked Questions About Colonoscopy and ...

... During sigmoidoscopy (sig-moid-AH-skuh-pee), a doctor closely looks at only ...
uses a thin (about the thickness of a finger), flexible, hollow, lighted ...

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/findcancerearly/examandtestdescriptions/faq-colonoscopy-and-sigmoidoscopy

Prevention the Focus of New Colon Cancer Screening ...

... cancer: Flexible sigmoidoscopy every 5 years; Colonoscopy every 10
years; Double contrast barium enema every 5 years; ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/prevention-the-focus-of-new-colon-cancer-screening-guidelines

Medicare Coverage for Cancer Prevention and Early ...

... Fecal occult blood test (FOBT) once every 12 months; Flexible sigmoidoscopy
once every 4 years, or 10 years after a previous colonoscopy*; ...

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/findcancerearly/cancerscreeningguidelines/medicare-coverage-for-cancer-prevention-and-early-detection

Understanding Tests That Screen for Colon Cancer

... Flexible sigmoidoscopy is similar to colonoscopy, but examines only
part of the colon and rectum. If polyps are found, they ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/features/understanding-tests-that-screen-for-colon-cancer

Monthly Research Roundup: Survivor Smoking Habits ...

... Flexible sigmoidoscopy successful at screening for colon cancer: People who
got a type of colon cancer screening test called flexible ...

http://www.cancer.org/research/acsresearchupdates/more/monthly-research-roundup-survivor-smoking-habits-childhood-cancer-insights-and-more