Search The Blog
Media Relations Manager
Media Relations Coordinator
Health news feedMore Body Fat Raises Ovarian Cancer Risk, Study SuggestsSnag a Spouse At College? No Way, Parents SayChildren Feel Devastating Toll in Syrian Civil WarStem Cell Researcher Suggests Recalling His Own StudySurvey: Uninsured Rate Drops; Health Law CitedWalmart Meat Blamed for Family's Trip to Hospital
Few health care interventions can reduce the risk of dying from a disease by more than 50 percent. As a patient, I'd like those odds, even if it means temporary discomfort. Since March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, here are some common questions I hear about colonoscopies, including the usual concerns about preparation and the procedure itself.