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Colonoscopy? How About a Blood Test?

Paul Tullis wrote . . . . . . .

Nobody likes getting a colonoscopy. For the people who catch colon cancer early thanks to that bowel camera, the standard screening—every 5 to 10 years from age 50 to 75—proves invaluable. 1,114 more words

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The SAFE-T assessment tool

Post written by Navin L. Kumar, MD and John R. Saltzman, MD, from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. 482 more words

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

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Colonoscopy

Interpreting the results from my endoscopy & colonoscopy

KEY PHRASES & TERMS

What pops out immediately is “severe inflammation seen in esophagus.”

Google and a page by Johns Hopkins have been helpful in learning more, translating the doctor-ese to modern American English. 114 more words

Personal

Bring down the age of colorectal cancer screening in the UK

Colorectal cancer is a big killer, but it doesn’t have to be because when it is detected early it’s one of the most treatable cancers. So it’s great that the NHS now offers colorectal cancer screening, and we should be doing all we can to encourage our friends and relatives to take part in this programme, because it will save lives and improve outcomes. 247 more words

Colon Cancer

Preparing for 2018's colonoscopy

It begins..

My selection of soft drinks and straws. Drinking from a straw is much more fun (gotta have some fun..)

Preparing more orange juice (night before) … 525 more words

Health

Brave?

So many people have called me brave since hearing of my diagnosis. Why don’t I feel it? My sister bought me a beautiful bracelet to wear with the quote… 174 more words