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Colonoscopies

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Between 2005 and 2010, more than 1,000 Utahns died from colon cancer.

Luckily, there are screenings that can find colon cancer early. A colonoscopy is one of these screenings. And, a colonoscopy can even prevent colon cancer.

Click on the links below for answers to some questions you may have about colonoscopies.

What is a colonoscopy?

How do I prepare for a colonoscopy?

What should I ask my doctor?

What are the benefits of a colonoscopy?

How is a colonoscopy done?

Are colonoscopies painful?

When should I have my first colonoscopy?

How often should I have a colonoscopy?

Do women need colonoscopies?

How much do colonoscopies cost?

Are colonoscopies covered by health insurance?

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