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How do gyn doctors screen for colorectal cancer?

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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Gyn docs screen for colo-rectal cancer the same as any other doc.
Rectal exam checking for lesions, screening for blood in the GI tract, and referring high-risk patients for colonoscopy when indicated. We also follow the same guidelines for referring patients for routine screening based on risk factors or age. I hope that answers your question.

In brief: Exam

Gyn docs screen for colo-rectal cancer the same as any other doc.
Rectal exam checking for lesions, screening for blood in the GI tract, and referring high-risk patients for colonoscopy when indicated. We also follow the same guidelines for referring patients for routine screening based on risk factors or age. I hope that answers your question.
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