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What is the new screening test for colon cancer that uses the camera you swallow?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not so

The camera pill is not for colon cancer screening.
It is used to evalaute the small intestine, not the colon.

In brief: Not so

The camera pill is not for colon cancer screening.
It is used to evalaute the small intestine, not the colon.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Is not

There is a capsule camera you swallow to examine the small intestine not for screening.
The standard for colin screening is still colonoscopy. Ct colography is being evaluated as an alternative.

In brief: Is not

There is a capsule camera you swallow to examine the small intestine not for screening.
The standard for colin screening is still colonoscopy. Ct colography is being evaluated as an alternative.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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