Mammograms aren’t fun, and anyone who tries to convince you otherwise is a liar. But the fact is, they are vital – since they are still the most effective form of early detection for breast cancer.
Colorectal cancer screening is an essential tool in cancer prevention and a colonoscopy is the most common screening tool. The goal of screening is to find and identify polyps – abnormal tissue growths – in the colon. Polyps are the most common causes of colon cancer. Screening allows doctors to identify and remove these polyps before they develop into cancer.