In this episode of Back to Health, Andrea Betesh, M.D., Lea Lowenfeld, M.D. and Allison Yang, M.D., discuss the importance of colon cancer screening. The panel offers guidelines on how to choose the screening test that is right for you. They share the importance of knowing your family history, in preparation for a screening test. The doctors also help us to understand what to expect after a screening for colon cancer and how to understand your test results.
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