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colonoscopy

[ko-lun-AH-skuh-pee] a procedure in which a doctor uses a colonoscope to see inside the large intestine, including the colon, to look for polyps or cancer. See also colon, colonoscope, colorectal cancer screening, colonoscopy preparation.

Frequently Asked Questions About Colonoscopy and ...

Colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy are screening exams for colorectal cancer. ...
Frequently Asked Questions About Colonoscopy and Sigmoidoscopy. ...

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

Can colorectal polyps and cancer be found early?

... Colonoscopy. ... Like other x-ray tests, this test also exposes you to a small amount
of radiation. CT colonography (virtual colonoscopy). ...

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

Adherence to colonoscopy guidelines after a diagnosis of ...

Page 1. Adherence to colonoscopy guidelines after a diagnosis ... Do CRC
survivors receive colonoscopy? ∎ Understanding who will refer for ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/acspc-036249.pdf

7 Things to Know About Getting a Colonoscopy | American ...

Colonoscopy is one of the most commonly used tests to find colon cancers
and polyps that can be removed before they turn into cancer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/specialcoverage/7thingstoknow

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

FDA Clears Camera-in-a-Pill for People Who Could Not ...

A pill that can take pictures of the inside of the colon is now available for people
who have not been able to complete a colonoscopy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/fda-clears-camera-in-a-pill-for-people-who-could-not-complete-colonoscopy

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7THINGSto KNOW ABOUT GETTING aCOLONOSCOPY

... All rights reserved. | cancer.org/FightColonCancer WHAT IS A
COLONOSCOPY? WHAT IS A BOWEL PREP? A colonoscopy ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/acspc-042346.pdf

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