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Health Focus: New test offers alternative to colonoscopy

Jun 23, 2015

Raise your hand if you can’t wait to have a colonoscopy.

No one?

Didn’t think so.

It all starts with what doctors like to call bowel "prep" as if were as benign as getting ready for the SATs or cutting up veggies for a stir fry. But there’s no glossing over the almost absurd 24 hours of drinking fluids, downing laxatives and racing to the bathroom — again and again and again. Then, on the day of the procedure, you have to miss work, get knocked out and, well, you know the rest.

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Upcoming Event


Strike Out Colon Cancer

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Join us for the 4th Annual softball game in memory of Stephen "Diggs" Lisiak at Alexander Park in Pierrefonds, QC. There will be food and fun family entertainment for all ages. The $20 participation fee will go to the CCAC.

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