Colonoscopy myths busted | News

March 15, 2014 9:47 AM

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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. according to the American Cancer Society. The good news is it's preventable.

A colonoscopy can spot polyps in the colon before they turn into cancer. Dr. Ryan Williams, who treats colon cancer at Cleveland Clinic, says a common misconception is that a colonoscopy is painful.

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