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A colonoscopy can detect cancer in its early stages, or even detect precancerous polyps a physician can remove. That’s why both the American Medical Association and the American Cancer Society recommend colonoscopies for women 50 and over.
A colonoscopy is an effective screening test that checks for early warning signs of colorectal cancers, which usually don’t show symptoms until they are quite advanced.
With the talented medical teams and advanced technology at Baylor Fort Worth, a colonoscopy can be a painless outpatient procedure. So check with your primary care physician and see if now is the right time for your colonoscopy.
To find a physician on the medical staff at Baylor Fort Worth, call 1.800.4BAYLOR or search online.
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