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A Simple Test For Health

Colonoscopy is a simple test to check for cancer or precancerous growths in the colon or rectum (polyps). During a colonoscopy, a physician uses a thin, flexible tube called a colonoscope to find ulcers, colon polyps, tumors, and areas of inflammation or bleeding. During a colonoscopy, tissue samples can be collected (biopsy) and abnormal growths can be taken out.

Related Link: Gastroenterology

To learn more about Colonoscopy Services at a given location, see participating locations listed in the Facilities tab (below) and call for more information.

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