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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.
Study uncovers molecular reason why fecal transplants effectively treat C. difficile infections

Study uncovers molecular reason why fecal transplants effectively treat C. difficile infections

FDA approves marketing of first AI-based device to assist clinicians during colon cancer screening

FDA approves marketing of first AI-based device to assist clinicians during colon cancer screening

Changes to gut microbiome help melanoma patients respond to immunotherapy

Changes to gut microbiome help melanoma patients respond to immunotherapy

Take-at-home tests increase colorectal cancer screening rates by more than 1,000%

Take-at-home tests increase colorectal cancer screening rates by more than 1,000%

Fecal transplant overcomes resistance to immunotherapy in melanoma patients

Fecal transplant overcomes resistance to immunotherapy in melanoma patients

Delayed time between abnormal stool-based screening and colonoscopy increases cancer risk

Delayed time between abnormal stool-based screening and colonoscopy increases cancer risk

Delaying colonoscopy after an abnormal stool test can have major consequences

Delaying colonoscopy after an abnormal stool test can have major consequences

FIT test can help identify people with higher risk of colorectal cancer

FIT test can help identify people with higher risk of colorectal cancer

Many health plans now must cover full cost of expensive HIV prevention drugs

Many health plans now must cover full cost of expensive HIV prevention drugs

Children’s hospitals are partly to blame as superbugs increasingly attack kids

Children’s hospitals are partly to blame as superbugs increasingly attack kids

Virtual telehealth platform enables kidney transplant evaluation from home

Virtual telehealth platform enables kidney transplant evaluation from home

Huntsman Cancer Institute receives $3 million CDC grant to improve colorectal cancer screening

Huntsman Cancer Institute receives $3 million CDC grant to improve colorectal cancer screening

Medicaid expansion may lead to earlier diagnosis, improved care for colon cancer patients

Medicaid expansion may lead to earlier diagnosis, improved care for colon cancer patients

New model for predicting colon cancer risk in average risk individuals

New model for predicting colon cancer risk in average risk individuals

Readers and tweeters shed light on vaccine trials and bias in health care

Readers and tweeters shed light on vaccine trials and bias in health care

Fecal immunochemical test accurately rules out bowel cancer in patients with suspicious symptoms

Fecal immunochemical test accurately rules out bowel cancer in patients with suspicious symptoms

Researchers seek to stop surprise billing for colonoscopy

Researchers seek to stop surprise billing for colonoscopy

Intelligent robotic system to make colonoscopy easier for doctors

Intelligent robotic system to make colonoscopy easier for doctors

New AGA report details effectiveness and safety of fecal microbiota transplantation

New AGA report details effectiveness and safety of fecal microbiota transplantation

Effective interventions needed for increasing CRC screening among African-American men

Effective interventions needed for increasing CRC screening among African-American men