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What screening tests are used for colorectal cancer?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Polyp detection and

Removal. Almost all colon cancers arise in polyps and colonoscopy is the best method for detection of polyps as well as colon cancers.
Other methods are testing for occult blood in stool, barium enema and 3d ct scans.

In brief: Polyp detection and

Removal. Almost all colon cancers arise in polyps and colonoscopy is the best method for detection of polyps as well as colon cancers.
Other methods are testing for occult blood in stool, barium enema and 3d ct scans.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Robert Cloud
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Screening tests

Colonoscopy is the goal standard for screening for colorectal cancer.
People without family history and age 50 or over should be screened. If there is a family history, you start at age 40.

In brief: Screening tests

Colonoscopy is the goal standard for screening for colorectal cancer.
People without family history and age 50 or over should be screened. If there is a family history, you start at age 40.
Dr. Robert Cloud
Dr. Robert Cloud
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