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What basic tests can help diagnose colon cancer?

Daniel Labow, MD
Surgical Oncology
Two tests are used to diagnose colon cancer: a rectal exam or a colonoscopy. In this video, Daniel Labow, MD, an oncology surgeon at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, explains what is involved with both medical tests.

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