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Is a Colonoscopy Worth the Risk?

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

is colonoscopy worth the risk

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  • Based on the evidence, an international team of experts is recommending routine colonoscopies only if you have a 3% potential of developing a growth in the next 15 years. If it is less, then the pitfalls associated with the procedure are not worth the risks


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