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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.
How artificial intelligence is poised to reshape medicine

How artificial intelligence is poised to reshape medicine

Study finds a sharp dip in access to care for poorer Americans during the pandemic

Study finds a sharp dip in access to care for poorer Americans during the pandemic

Free cervical cancer screening and preventive treatment can benefit women in low-income communities

Free cervical cancer screening and preventive treatment can benefit women in low-income communities

Non-invasive, novel urinary miRNA biomarker panel for colorectal cancer diagnosis

Non-invasive, novel urinary miRNA biomarker panel for colorectal cancer diagnosis

ACP guidelines: Uncomplicated diverticulitis can be treated in an outpatient setting without antibiotics

ACP guidelines: Uncomplicated diverticulitis can be treated in an outpatient setting without antibiotics

Study assesses health care providers' preferences, practices related to colorectal cancer screening

Study assesses health care providers' preferences, practices related to colorectal cancer screening

AI tool can reduce the need for invasive diagnostic procedures in ulcerative colitis

AI tool can reduce the need for invasive diagnostic procedures in ulcerative colitis

Urothelial cancers in Lynch Syndrome patients can be detected using a simple, cheap urine test

Urothelial cancers in Lynch Syndrome patients can be detected using a simple, cheap urine test

NRG Oncology launches highly anticipated colorectal cancer prevention study

NRG Oncology launches highly anticipated colorectal cancer prevention study

Novel scoring tools developed for predicting risk of colon cancer and precancerous polyps

Novel scoring tools developed for predicting risk of colon cancer and precancerous polyps

Research shows 40% decline in colorectal cancer diagnoses during COVID-19 pandemic

Research shows 40% decline in colorectal cancer diagnoses during COVID-19 pandemic

Research shows dramatic decline in colorectal cancer diagnoses during the pandemic

Research shows dramatic decline in colorectal cancer diagnoses during the pandemic

$94 million PCORI funding to support the next phase of PCORnet and new colorectal cancer study in older adults

$94 million PCORI funding to support the next phase of PCORnet and new colorectal cancer study in older adults

Study examines racial differences in receipt of cancer screenings among women

Study examines racial differences in receipt of cancer screenings among women

Second- or third-degree relatives could influence a person's risk of developing colorectal cancer

Second- or third-degree relatives could influence a person's risk of developing colorectal cancer

Colonoscopy retroflexion often poorly preformed in practice, study finds

Colonoscopy retroflexion often poorly preformed in practice, study finds

Simple, non-invasive tool obviates unnecessary surgery in patients with colorectal cancer

Simple, non-invasive tool obviates unnecessary surgery in patients with colorectal cancer

Vitamin D intake associated with lower risk of developing young-onset colorectal cancer

Vitamin D intake associated with lower risk of developing young-onset colorectal cancer

UC Davis epidemiologist turns to colleagues for cancer care

UC Davis epidemiologist turns to colleagues for cancer care

MIT engineers create new diagnostic nanoparticle that can pinpoint tumor location

MIT engineers create new diagnostic nanoparticle that can pinpoint tumor location