Won't have to do another colonoscopy for ten years
November 15, 2017
Frequently, I observe posts on social media about how much someone hates cancer. Usually, the message is posted because someone lost a beloved parent or grandparent to cancer, often after a long and agonizing fight.
There are several tests that are very useful in heading off some cancers. I hate it there's not an easy blood test that can report any cancer in your body, but it appears researchers are getting close using DNA techniques.
There are three cancer issues that I keep an eye on: colon, prostate and skin. About 25 years ago my primary care physician, Dr. Phil Self, suggested a colono...