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According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women in the United States. The good news is that colorectal cancer has a 90% survival rate when it’s detected in the initial stages.

On today’s show, get a comprehensive guide to colorectal cancer screening options and an in-depth look at an innovative screening option that might just motivate you to get to the doctor. In a virtual colonoscopy, the doctor does a CT scan to create three images that can show polyps and other abnormalities without actually inserting a camera into your colon through your rectum. With virtual colonoscopies, there is less risk of tears, no sedation and the patient can drive home themselves right after the procedure.





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