FDA approval of pill-sized camera clears way for less-painful option to screen the health of your colon
Katie Couric was right about colonoscopies. They aren’t fun, but they lower cancer risk and save lives.
Colonoscopies prevent cancer and save lives, but patients don’t like them. Could less invasive screening tests work just as well?
New software can digitally “cleanse” a colon, eliminating the muss and fuss of a standard colonoscopy. Ready to book your appointment?
Katie Couric was right: colonoscopies are uncomfortable, but they lower the risk of cancer and save lives.
Colonoscopies aren’t the most pleasant medical procedures around, but regular colon-cancer screening can potentially save your life. That’s why doctors and most professional medical organizations recommend that all men and women …
A study finds that use of virtual colonoscopy, a non-invasive way of scanning the colon for potentially cancerous growths, is on the rise.
Screening for cancer is the best way to prevent many forms of the disease, particularly in skin and breast tissue, among other cancers, but the tests aren’t always the easiest to endure.
It’s been a long three weeks for the American Cancer Society. The public relations nightmare that started with an admission to the New York Times that they’d overstated the benefits of detecting many cancers is continuing with new evidence that two of the most reliable screenings—Pap smears for cervical cancer and colonoscopies for …