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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.
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

Racial disparities found in timing and type of treatment for colorectal cancer patients

Racial disparities found in timing and type of treatment for colorectal cancer patients

Updated colorectal cancer screening recommendations released

Updated colorectal cancer screening recommendations released

Report highlights steady 26-year decline in overall cancer mortality

Report highlights steady 26-year decline in overall cancer mortality

A reality check on artificial intelligence: Are health care claims overblown?

A reality check on artificial intelligence: Are health care claims overblown?

Novel drug from Amazon rainforest tree sap evaluated for treatment of chronic idiopathic diarrhea in non-HIV patients

Novel drug from Amazon rainforest tree sap evaluated for treatment of chronic idiopathic diarrhea in non-HIV patients

It’s not just you: Picking health insurance is hard. Here’s how to be smart about it.

It’s not just you: Picking health insurance is hard. Here’s how to be smart about it.

Imaging technique and machine learning may provide accurate diagnosis of colorectal cancer

Imaging technique and machine learning may provide accurate diagnosis of colorectal cancer

FDA-approved drug repairs gut leakiness associated with ulcerative colitis

FDA-approved drug repairs gut leakiness associated with ulcerative colitis

Genetic testing results help woman to make decisions about her treatment and preventive care

Genetic testing results help woman to make decisions about her treatment and preventive care

Study estimates the risk of false positives in colon cancer screening

Study estimates the risk of false positives in colon cancer screening

'Dysbiosis' promotes the onset of colorectal cancer

'Dysbiosis' promotes the onset of colorectal cancer

For cancer screening, nudges need to be directed to both clinicians and patients

For cancer screening, nudges need to be directed to both clinicians and patients

Work in progress on medicine for treatment of ulcerative colitis

Work in progress on medicine for treatment of ulcerative colitis

Research shows how bowel cancer screening helps reduce deaths

Research shows how bowel cancer screening helps reduce deaths