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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.
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

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