10 Myths about Bowel Preparation

There is only one way to prepare the bowel for colonoscopy. Not true. There are several bowel cleansing agents in the market. Read Types of Bowel Preparation Agents. There are also different foods you may eat the day prior to your colonoscopy. Read Diet and...

10 Myths about Colorectal Cancer

  Colorectal cancer is not preventable. Not true. Colorectal cancer is preventable. Colorectal cancer can be prevented by knowing your family history, getting screened for colorectal cancer, and changing your lifestyle. Read 3 Ways to Prevent Colorectal Cancer. 2....

10 Myths about Colonoscopy

    Colonoscopy is painful. Not true. Most patients say the most unpleasant aspect of colonoscopy is the bowel preparation, not the procedure itself. The majority of colonoscopies are performed under sedation. 2. Colonoscopy is embarrassing. Not true. Great efforts...

10 Signs and Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Colorectal cancer is preventable. What are the 10 signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer: 1. None. No sign or symptom. A person with colorectal cancer may have no symptoms at all. This...

Screening and Surveillance for Colorectal Cancer

Screening for colorectal cancer saves lives. There are many ways to screen for colorectal cancer including stool tests, special x-rays, virtual CT scan, flexible sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy. The most sensitive test is colonoscopy. Colonoscopy prevents and detects...