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Written By Kamasirna Land on 3.24.2011 | 16:34

Colorectal cancer screening: Navigating the options

Confused about conflicting media reports that contrast one CRC screening method to another? Not sure what screening test is right for you? In this podcast, Dr. Mark B. Pochapin offers insights on colorectal cancer prevention tests and colorectal cancer detection tests, and describes ACG guidelines and recommendations to help patients make sense of their options.

Learn about stool blood tests such as FOBT and FIT, and endoscopic examinations such as colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy. Alternate screening options are covered including radiographic tests such as CT colonography.

Dr. Pochapin, director of The Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health, chief of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and associate attending physician at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, describes technologies such as the retrograde viewing device for colonoscopy. His accessible and engaging information helps listeners understand the strengths and limitations of the various colorectal screening tests.

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