Colon Cancer can easily be prevented however it is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths. A simple screening test can make the difference. The Outer Banks Hospital offers colon cancer screening using Colonoscopy, the gold standard for colon cancer screening because any precancerous or cancerous polyps detected during the procedure can be removed as part of the screening.
A physician order is needed to schedule an appointment for your colonoscopy. Contact your primary care provider to discuss colon cancer screening. For more information about colonoscopy performed at The Outer Banks Hospital, call Outer Banks General Surgery at 449-9120.
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