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If it's my birthday it must be time for a colonoscopy by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 7:54pm Trying to get motivated to go have the cancer screenings you need? How about getting your Mom to schedule her mammogram? Colonoscopy anyone? Research in the British Medical Journal shows that attendance rates for colorectal screenings are much higher when they are scheduled around Christmas or within one or two weeks of their birthday. Th ... Read on »
Mammogram Visit a Good Time to Arrange Colonoscopy: Study by HealthFinder Posted Mon 25 Oct 2010 10:00am healthnewslink More poor, minority women might get colon cancer screening if procedure is set up then, experts say. ... Read on »
Mammogram Visit a Good Time to Arrange Colonoscopy by Medline Plus Posted Mon 25 Oct 2010 6:00am More poor, minority women might get colon cancer screening if procedure is set up then, experts say By Robert Preidt Monday, October 25, 2010 MONDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Colorectal cancer screening among poor minority women could be increased by offering to arrange for the ... Read on »
Looking Up My Back Door-Colonoscopy Time (Humor-Video) Song By “ButtMeddler” by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 04 Mar 2011 3:40pm This is just too cute and funny and some talent put in to make the video.  Happy Hospitalist found quite a few videos and he has more at his site, a couple that have been here in the past and some other new ones, so if you want to view a few more use the link at the bottom of the post to visit his blog.  The name of the composer is also cracked ... Read on »
Colonoscopy by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm The digestive system What is a colonoscopy? A colonoscopy (koh-luh-NAH-skuh-pee) allows a doctor to look inside the entire large intestine. The procedure enables the physician to see things such as inflamed tissue, abnormal growths, and ulcers. It is most often used to look for early signs of cancer in the colo ... Read on »
COLONOSCOPY by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What is a colonoscopy? A colonoscopy allows a doctor to look inside the entire large intestine. The procedure enables the physician to see things such as inflamed tissue, abnormal growths, and ulcers. It is most often used to look for early signs of cancer in the colon and rectum. It is also used to look for causes of unexplained changes ... Read on »
FROM JINI PATEL- COLONOSCOPY DANGERS by Jay Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 10:02pm COLONOSCOPY DANGERS – What You Need To Know JINI on September-8-09 The next time your doctor suggests you have another colonoscopy done, first take the time to really weigh up the risks versus the possible benefits. Did you know it is impossible to sterilize a colonoscope? Don’t be surprised if even your doctor doesn’t know this. I’ve p ... Read on »
FROM JINI PATEL- COLONOSCOPY DANGERS by Jay Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm COLONOSCOPY DANGERS – What You Need To Know JINI on September-8-09 The next time your doctor suggests you have another colonoscopy done, first take the time to really weigh up the risks versus the possible benefits. Did you know it is impossible to sterilize a colonoscope? Don’t be surprised if even your doctor doesn’t know this. I’ve pr ... Read on »
Colonoscopies vs. Stool DNA Tests for Colon Cancer Screening by Lisa E. L. Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 10:02pm If you’re 50 years old or older, you’ve been told “Time to get a colonoscopy.” But have you done it? Not exactly the birthday present you’d like, eh? Everyone should do it, no one wants to, and until now we’ve thought it’s the best way to prevent colon cancer — which is the third most common cancer in the U.S. and the most preventable. Co ... Read on »
Dave Barry’s Colonoscopy Journal by Kim Wolinski, MSW "Dr. DeClutter" Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 22 Jun 2009 10:30pm If you’re reading this Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at 9:30 a.m., I’m in the Longmont United Hospital starting my colonoscopy. I’m sure I could write up something creative about getting organized for one; not getting stressed over it, etc., but, Dave Barry does such a better job – I’ll just let him tell you about it! Dave Barry’s Colonoscopy Jou ... Read on »