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Other screening methods

There are pros and cons to all screening methods. Talk to your doctor about which test is the best choice for you.

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Is colonoscopy the only way?

The type of colorectal screening test that is right for you depends on your age, personal health history, and family history. Although colonoscopy is the gold standard, there are several ways to screen for cancer.

Other ways of screening

Colonoscopy and at-home tests are not the only options. Click on the links to learn more about each of the methods below.

Ask your doctor

Getting screened is important, but so is the method you choose. Talk to your doctor about your family history, personal health history, and your own preferences to find the best screening option for you.

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