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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Masiello
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
A Colonoscopy: It would be a good idea to do a colonoscopy at the age 10 years younger than when your parent was diagnosed. If you parent was diagnosed over the age ... Read More

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
17 years experience Family Medicine
Typically: It depends on type of polyp found/ removed and why scoped. Consider full colonoscopy if there was one, there could be more. Typically a colonoscopy ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: I believe that at this time the colonoscopy is the gold standard when performed by an experienced physician and in the appropriate clinical situation.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Probably not: By all tests I assure that you are referring to blood samples as well as colonoscopy. If the blood tests are neg. they have no diagnostic value at t ... Read More

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