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Is Virtual or Optical Colonoscopy Best for Me?

Several screening exams are available to find colon cancer early, when it is easiest to treat and has the greatest chance for cure. MD Anderson recommends optical colonoscopy or virtual colonoscopy, as both of these exams screen for and prevent colon cancer. This video describes these procedures and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each.

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Title: Is Virtual or Optical Colonoscopy Best for Me?
Summary: Several screening exams are available to find colon cancer early, when it is easiest to treat and has the greatest chance for cure. MD Anderson recommends optical colonoscopy or virtual colonoscopy, as both of these exams screen for and prevent colon cancer. This video describes these procedures and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Keywords: Colonoscopy, Virtual Colonoscopy, Optical Colonoscopy, screening, colon cancer
Transcript: http://www.mdanderson.org/transcripts/patient-education/screening-colonoscopy2.htm