7 Myths About Colonoscopy Busted
Don’t buy into the many myths about colonoscopy. Most people don’t even remember their exam once it’s done. And today’s preps are literally easier to swallow.
Think you’re not at risk for colon cancer? Think again. “If you’ve got a colon, you’re at risk,” says Carol Burke, MD, an expert in colon cancer prevention. Get this quick, life-saving exam. It’s easier than you think.
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This year, nearly 134,000 Americans will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer — a 7% decrease from last year. “We continue to win the battle in decreasing instances of colon cancer, year after year,” says Dr. Burke.