Colonoscopy Prep Tips: What Doctors Tell Their Friends

Colonoscopy is the most widely used screening test for colon cancer, which is among the most commonly diagnosed cancers. More than 50,000 Americans die from the disease every year. Colon cancer almost always begins as abnormal growths called polyps, which can be detected and removed during a colonoscopy, dramatically lowering your risk of developing the disease.

ACG President Dr. Harry Sarles is interviewed. Reader’s Digest (2/18)