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How do you diagnose rectal cancer?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
8 doctors agree

In brief: Colonoscopy

An endoscopic procedure such as proctoscopy, sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy is usually necessary to make the diagnosis.

In brief: Colonoscopy

An endoscopic procedure such as proctoscopy, sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy is usually necessary to make the diagnosis.
Dr. Edward Gold
Dr. Edward Gold
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Easiest to do is

A digital rectal exam, followed by sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy and biopsy.
If you haven't had a colonoscopy , you need one at age 52.

In brief: Easiest to do is

A digital rectal exam, followed by sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy and biopsy.
If you haven't had a colonoscopy , you need one at age 52.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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