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colonoscope

[ko-LAHN-uh-scope] a thin, flexible, hollow lighted tube about the thickness of a finger with a small video camera on the end. It is put in through the rectum and moved up into the colon so the doctor can look closely at the inside of the entire colon. Compare to sigmoidoscope. See also colon, colonoscopy, rectum.

Frequently Asked Questions About Colonoscopy and ...

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

Can colorectal polyps and cancer be found early?

... Colonoscopy is a safe procedure, but on rare occasions the colonoscope can
puncture the wall of the colon or rectum. This is called a perforation. ...

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

Adherence to colonoscopy guidelines after a diagnosis of ...

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... FDA Clears Camera-in-a-Pill for People Who Could Not Complete
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http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/fda-clears-camera-in-a-pill-for-people-who-could-not-complete-colonoscopy

Understanding Tests That Screen for Colon Cancer

... For now it is only available as a follow-up procedure for people who have not
been able to complete a colonoscopy, not as its own screening test. ...

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

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7THINGSto KNOW ABOUT GETTING aCOLONOSCOPY

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American Cancer Society recommendations for colorectal ...

... Stool DNA test (sDNA)***. *Colonoscopy should be done if test results are
positive. ... 5 to 10 years after the polyps are removed. Colonoscopy. ...

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

American Cancer Society recommendations for colorectal ...

... Stool DNA test (sDNA)***. *Colonoscopy should be done if test results are
positive. ... 5 to 10 years after the polyps are removed. Colonoscopy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations