Optimizing the Effectiveness of Colonoscopy for Colorectal Cancer Prevention: Importance of Breaking Down Barriers


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Host: Sophie Balzora, MD, FACG
Guest: Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG, FASGE, AGAF, FACP
Colonoscopies are an essential procedure, however the effectiveness in detecting colorectal cancer depends heavily on the quality of a patient’s bowel preparation. Here to discuss why some patients choose to skip this preventive procedure and what you can do to help reduce the chances of poor bowel preparation with Dr. Sophie Balzora is Dr. Carol Burke, Vice Chair of the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the Cleveland Clinic.


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