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  1. Colonoscopy Describes colonoscopy, a screening test that examines the lining of the large intestine. Explains that the test is done to look for polyps in the colon or rectum and to check for colorectal cancer. Discusses preparing for the test and how it is done.
  2. Colonoscopy Learn how to prepare for your colonoscopy and what to expect during the procedure.
  3. Virtual Colonoscopy Discusses virtual colonoscopy (computed tomographic colonography). Covers why and how it is done. Explains how it differs from a regular colonoscopy. Covers things to think about when choosing virtual colonoscopy.
  4. Diabetes: How to Prepare for a Colonoscopy
  5. Colorectal Cancer: Which Screening Test Should I Have? Guides you through choosing a test to check for colorectal cancer. Looks at symptoms of colorectal cancer. Covers stool tests, sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, and virtual colonoscopy. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  6. Colon Cancer Genetic Testing Discusses blood test that can tell you if you carry rare changed genes that can cause colon cancer, also called colorectal cancer. Covers familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). Looks at colonoscopy screening. Discusses risks. Includes genetic counseling.
  7. Colon Polyps Discusses colon polyps. Covers causes and symptoms. Covers screening tests such as fecal occult blood test (FOBT) and colonoscopy. Looks at treatment choices. Covers risks. Offers prevention tips like staying at a healthy weight, limiting alcohol, and quitting smoking.
  8. Colorectal Cancer Discusses testing and diagnosis of colon cancer. Covers polyps, small growths inside the colon or rectum. Includes when screening tests such as colonoscopy should be done. Discusses treatment with surgery and chemotherapy. Offers prevention tips.

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