Our expert says:
Consult your doctor about the virtual colonoscopy, which is the swallowing of a small camera in the form of a small capsule. I do however, think that a colonoscopy will be more preferable, as biopsies can be taken of suspicious findings. Unfortunately, there is a one to three percent insidence of colon perforation during a colonoscopy. This should not influence you to not have regular check-ups. Colon cancer can be treated in the early stages, so early detection is of essence.
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