Colon Cancer Diagnosis

Is a colonoscopy the only test for colon cancer?

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    What Other Screening Tools besides Colonoscopy Are There for Colon Cancer?
    Colonoscopy is still the gold standard for screening for colon cancer, says Joseph Thornton, MD, a colorectal surgeon at Sunrise Hospital. In this video, he describes new testing that checks stools for tumor cells. 
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