Endoscopy vs Colonoscopy: Understanding Colorectal Screening Methods

Colorectal cancer (CRC) develops in the colon or the rectum as noncancerous adenomas or polyps over many years. Precancerous growths can be removed to reduce the risk of colon cancer. Early detection and CRC screening can help prevent the growth of cancer if patients experience specific digestive issues. Understanding cancer screening methods can ease patients’ worries.