Recent Examples of colonoscopy from the Web
Caroline Johnson has become a public advocate for early colonoscopies; her husband's colorectal cancer had already advanced to Stage 4 before it was discovered.
According to the American College of Gastroenterology, patients with first-degree relatives should start receiving colonoscopies at age 40, or 10 years younger than the earliest diagnosis in their family —whichever comes first.
Meanwhile, the Johnson family organized numerous events to publicize the risk of colorectal cancer and the importance of colonoscopies.
Early last year he was diagnosed with colon cancer following a colonoscopy.
For those of you too young to remember the circus, imagine Malaysian Flight 370 and the Trump/Russian investigation, Hurricane Katrina and Katie Couric’s colonoscopy wrapped into one talking-head enchilada.
Topics will include colonoscopy screening and high-fiber diets.
For example, it was invoked when President Ronald Reagan underwent colon cancer surgery in 1985 and when President George W. Bush had a colonoscopy in 2002 and 2007.
The VA contracted with Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services for the system in 2012 after colonoscopies performed with dirty equipment led to hepatitis and HIV infections at VA facilities in Georgia and Florida.
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