Colon Cancer Screening

American Gastroenterology Association (AGA) Patient Center

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Audio Q&A Podcast Series   More

Featuring a more informal discussion format with physician experts answering some of the most common questions about colorectal cancer, the podcast series  include common questions about colorectal cancer screening, what to expect during colonoscopy and how to get the highest quality exam.

Basics about Colorectal Cancer  More

Everything you need to know about colorectal cancer.

Patient Information from American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)

Make the Best Choice for Your Endoscopic Procedure   More

Any facility in which gastrointestinal endoscopy is performed must have an effective quality assurance program in place to ensure that endoscopes are reprocessed properly.

Understanding Colonoscopy   More

Colonoscopy enables your doctor to examine the lining of your colon for abnormalities by inserting a flexible tube as thick as your finger into your anus and slowly advancing it into the rectum and colon.

Understanding Colon Cancer Screening   More

You are encouraged to talk with your healthcare provider about colon cancer screening and encourages everyone over the age of 50 to undergo the appropriate CRC screening.

Understanding Polyps and Their Treatment   More

Polyps are benign growths involving the lining of the bowel (noncancerous tumors or neoplasms). They can occur in several locations in the gastrointestinal tract but are most common in the colon.

Katie Couric Supports 80% by 2018

"Staying Healthy for Family" with Kathy Ireland

About Colonoscopy Procedure

Understanding Colonoscopy and Colonoscopy Prep

Colonoscopy Prep: Simple Tips to Make the Process Easier

Colonoscopy: What to Expect from Your Procedure

Colonoscopy Saved My Life: Chuck's Story