(5/12/11) - The Importance of Colonoscopy in Preventing Colon Cancer
Mamdouh Mijalli, M.D., F.A.C.S., McLeod General Surgery DillonBoard Certified in General Surgery
A colonoscopy is an important screening tool for colon cancer. Most people should get their first colonoscopy at age 50. However, if you are having symptoms such as abdominal pain, changes in bowel habits or blood in the stool, talk to your physician and they may recommend a screening.
This exam allows a d...