How to Understand Your Colonoscopy Result

  Colonoscopy result can be difficult to understand. Where is the rectosigmoid junction? Where is the hepatic flexure? What is an adenoma polyp? What is a hyperplastic polyp? This article is a guide to understanding your colonoscopy and pathology results. Colonoscopy...

How to Use Suprep for Colonoscopy Bowel Preparation

  Suprep can be used alone or in conjunction with over the counter laxatives like bisacodyl or magnesium citrate. If an over the counter laxative is also recommended by your physician, it is usually used about 1 hour before the bowel cleansing agent. There are 2 main...

10 Reasons to Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer

Screening rates for colorectal cancer remain relatively low. According to 2010 data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), colorectal cancer screening rate was 58.6% compared to 72.4% for breast cancer, and 83.0% for cervical cancer. For those that qualify for...