I thought it would be a good time to show a real-life example of colorectal cancer prevention in action. Let’s pretend that you are a friendly neighborhood gastroenterologist, just minding your own business and doing a screening colonoscopy on a patient.Share this:
Clearly, the screening guidelines recommend repeating a negative colonoscopy in ten years. Now what if I told you that many (if not most) practicing gastroenterologists recommend repeating the test in five years, not ten?Share this:
As a patient, you only have control over a few parts of your colonoscopy. Usually you have a choice of which doctor does the procedure. …Share this:
Flat polyp (*): arrowhead shows edge of polyp; dotted line outlines entire polyp.
This is a flat polyp. It’s about the size of a dime…Share this: