Colorectal cancer hits both men and women and is one of the deadliest cancers in the U.S. Thankfully, it can be prevented with a colonoscopy about half the time. While you may not be looking forward to it, this simple screening is an effective way to catch cancer before it catches you.
Know Before You Go: Colonoscopy
By: Mehmet Oz, MD
Colonoscopies can find cancer and save lives, plain and simple. Although you may not look forward to this procedure, it is a relatively easy and effective way to catch colon cancer before it catches you. Alleviate your concerns and eliminate confusion by knowing what to expect before, during and after your colonoscopy.