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For information about physicians who perform colonoscopy, please call 215-481-MEDI for a referral to a gastroenterologist or colorectal surgeon, the first step in scheduling a colonoscopy. Make an appointment with a colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist to schedule your colonoscopy today.

Why is colonoscopy so important?

Colorectal cancer usually has no symptoms, making it unusually tricky to diagnose. Survival rates rise dramatically the earlier cancer is found, which is why early detection is key.

Abington Health physicians recommend colonoscopy starting at age 50 and following up with regular screenings every 10 years. For those with a strong family history of colorectal cancer, please speak with your doctor about when you should begin screenings.

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