colonoscopy awareness

Colorectal Cancer Screening

Screenings are the best way to prevent and detect colorectal cancer. If colon cancer is found and treated early, the five-year survival rate is about 90 percent.  In addition to standard screening procedures, Digestive Healthcare Center clinicians offer patients access to leading-edge techniques, some of which we have pioneered.

Understand colorectal cancer

Learn about colorectal cancer

Learn about screening methods

  • Colonoscopy

    A colonoscopy is considered the primary and most effective screening technique
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
    A sigmoidoscope is a thin, flexible, lighted tube that allows your doctor to look inside the colon
  • Virtual colonoscopy
    This procedure involves the use of special computer programs to create both two- and three-dimensional images
  • Double-contrast barium enema
    The injection of a fluid called barium makes the entire colon visible on an X-ray

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