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Visit your primary care physician at least annually. If you’re 45 or older, your primary care physician should recommend that you get a colonoscopy. William H. Wismer, D.O., a board-certified gastroenterologist at Plaza 38 Gastroenterology and Corry Memorial Hospital Rural Health Clinic, outlines the steps below for what to expect with a colonoscopy. The process:

Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death worldwide. Its incidence is actually on the rise in developing nations. By the time there are symptoms associated with colon cancer, it is most likely to be untreatable, and certainly incurable. Brian V. Viviano, D.O., a board-certified gastroenterologist at Plaza 38 Gastroenterology and Corry Memorial

Even if you’re feeling well, you should see your primary care physician at least once a year for a wellness exam. A wellness visit is your opportunity to discuss any of your health concerns. You should also review your current medications and immunizations. According to Frank M. Tursi, D.O., you should bring in a list

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