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Colonoscopy is examination of the inside of the colon using a colonoscope, inserted into the rectum. A colonoscope is a thin, tube-like instrument with a light and a lens for viewing. It may also have a tool to remove tissue to be checked under a microscope for signs of disease.
Five states that adopted Medicaid expansion saw larger increases in CRC screening

Five states that adopted Medicaid expansion saw larger increases in CRC screening

Stool transplant found safe and effective in children with C. difficile infections

Stool transplant found safe and effective in children with C. difficile infections

New study finds that previously described differences among endoscopists are not true

New study finds that previously described differences among endoscopists are not true

New technology developed for microscopic imaging in living organisms

New technology developed for microscopic imaging in living organisms

£1.8 million award to boost Crohn's disease research

£1.8 million award to boost Crohn's disease research

Blood-based test for colon cancer shows promise, study finds

Blood-based test for colon cancer shows promise, study finds

U.K. guidelines for tests drastically differ from those in the U.S, reports Sah

U.K. guidelines for tests drastically differ from those in the U.S, reports Sah

Colorectal cancer routine screenings and early detection can save lives

Colorectal cancer routine screenings and early detection can save lives

WVU researchers evaluate first-of-its-kind blood test for detecting colorectal cancer

WVU researchers evaluate first-of-its-kind blood test for detecting colorectal cancer

PENTAX Medical introduces new electrosurgical and argon plasma coagulation platforms

PENTAX Medical introduces new electrosurgical and argon plasma coagulation platforms

Researchers developing virtual reality technology to train and evaluate colorectal surgeons

Researchers developing virtual reality technology to train and evaluate colorectal surgeons

World Cancer Day 2019 highlights the need for urgent action to improve early cancer detection

World Cancer Day 2019 highlights the need for urgent action to improve early cancer detection

Bowel cancer on the rise among younger Australians

Bowel cancer on the rise among younger Australians

Poo transplant can successfully treat patients with ulcerative colitis

Poo transplant can successfully treat patients with ulcerative colitis

Johns Hopkins researchers identify new marker for early detection of colorectal cancers

Johns Hopkins researchers identify new marker for early detection of colorectal cancers

When needs arise, these older women have one another’s backs

When needs arise, these older women have one another’s backs

New communication strategies can help spread the word about cancer screening

New communication strategies can help spread the word about cancer screening

Ten year follow-up after negative colonoscopy related to reduced risk of colorectal cancer

Ten year follow-up after negative colonoscopy related to reduced risk of colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer screening reduces need for intense treatments among male patients

Colorectal cancer screening reduces need for intense treatments among male patients

UH pharmaceutical scientist developing new drug to treat children with rare genetic disorder

UH pharmaceutical scientist developing new drug to treat children with rare genetic disorder