Get Your Colonoscopy; It Could Save Your Life!

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get-your-colonoscopy-it-could-save-your-lifeAccording to The American Cancer Society, excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. People may fear a screening colonoscopy for many reasons, however, this is simple, painless test could save your life.
The team at Boston Medical Center is widely known for their expertise in colorectal cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment.
Joining the show to clear up some of the confusion surrounding colonoscopies, and the importance of a screening colonoscopy to prevent colon cancer, is David Lichtenstein, MD. He is BMC's Director of Endoscopy Services.

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