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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.
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

Study shows lack knowledge about colonoscopy among high-risk patients

Study shows lack knowledge about colonoscopy among high-risk patients

An ingestible capsule for sampling of gut microbiota and biomarkers

An ingestible capsule for sampling of gut microbiota and biomarkers

Researchers develop new tool that acts like colonoscopy

Researchers develop new tool that acts like colonoscopy

AGA white paper provides a roadmap for colorectal cancer screening

AGA white paper provides a roadmap for colorectal cancer screening

Research assesses the prevalence of overscreening for cancers among older adults

Research assesses the prevalence of overscreening for cancers among older adults

Mailing colorectal cancer screening kits could be a cost-effective way to boost screening rates

Mailing colorectal cancer screening kits could be a cost-effective way to boost screening rates

For COVID tests, the question of who pays comes down to interpretation

For COVID tests, the question of who pays comes down to interpretation

Study: Hypertension medications can also reduce risk of colorectal cancer

Study: Hypertension medications can also reduce risk of colorectal cancer

Fecal microbial transplantation more effective, cost-efficient treatment than antibiotics

Fecal microbial transplantation more effective, cost-efficient treatment than antibiotics

Individuals with high risk of cancer and CVD cannot be identified based on family history

Individuals with high risk of cancer and CVD cannot be identified based on family history

Breakthrough study shows liquid biopsy test can safely detect 26 undiagnosed cancers

Breakthrough study shows liquid biopsy test can safely detect 26 undiagnosed cancers

AGA publishes new COVID-19 recommendations for PPE during gastrointestinal procedures

AGA publishes new COVID-19 recommendations for PPE during gastrointestinal procedures

Editorial challenges U.S. healthcare system to reconsider conventional care for diverticulitis

Editorial challenges U.S. healthcare system to reconsider conventional care for diverticulitis

Burden of colorectal cancer is rapidly shifting to younger individuals

Burden of colorectal cancer is rapidly shifting to younger individuals

UCI makes tremendous strides in prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer

UCI makes tremendous strides in prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer