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A colonoscopy is a test using a scope and video that lets a physician examine the lining of your colon and rectum. This test can detect polyps and early cancers. Early detection is a powerful tool in the fight against cancer.

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There are several available colon cancer screening testing strategies. The colonoscopy remains the most popular option because of its ability to directly visualize the colon and remove any discovered lesions that same day.

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Trust your gut. Like it did for Rachel Quade, a colonoscopy could save your life.

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