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Mar 27, 2017

If your're over age 50 and haven't yet had a colonoscopy, there is nothing to fear, says Henry Ford department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, division head, Dr. Craig Reickert. He details what to expect on colonoscopy prep day, the actual procedure, all the way through to discharge, including explaining why you're barred for the day from things like driving or even going for a walk. In Michigan 72 percent of adults that should be screened for colorectal cancer have done so, still, that translates into far too many lives still being loss to cancer. The key to saving more lives is discussed.

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