Tag: noninvasive cancer test

Can a new cancer screening test replace colonoscopy for colerectal cancer? The NY Times explores.

Can a new cancer screening test replace colonoscopy for colerectal cancer? The NY Times explores. Have you ever had a coloscopy, that test where you need to do that awful prep and then be put under anesthesia as you spend a day at a surgicenter near you? If you are over 50, you may have had one already or perhaps your doctor is now pressing you to consider this test which is the gold standard for saving lives. The problem with the test is both the cost and the fact that as a screen, it cannot be done on masses Read More »