Colonoscopy; is it really necessary?!
Colonoscopy; is it really necessary?
I was thinking of having the procedure and was looking for pros and cons. And if they find pallops, should you let them remove them or let me decide of alturnative methods.
The procedure won't kill you. Polyps that become malignant will kill you.
Each year, more than 50,000 people die from colorectal cancer.
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of death due to cancer for men and women combined. (Lung cancer is the first.)
Someone dies from colorectal cancer every 9.3 minutes.
More lives are lost each year to colorectal cancer than to breast cancer and AIDS combined.
Colorectal cancer is one of the most common, and yet preventable, cancers.