By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness
December 2, 2016
- Can a stool test replace your next colonoscopy?
- At home DNA test screens for colon cancer
- Which type of testing is best for you?
If you shudder at the thought of getting your next colonoscopy, you’ll be glad to know that it may not be necessary.
That’s right. There’s a chance that you don’t have to grit your teeth every five or 10 years at the thought of starving yourself while gulping down huge quantities of liquid laxative to clear out your bowels.
Now, I’ve long been an advocate of colonoscopies. Since the early ‘90s, they’ve been the gold standard when it comes to early detection of colon cancer. This type of cancer is very slow growing. So the earlier it’s detected, the more treatable it is. As a result, colonoscopies make a great deal of sense. Continue reading