This is Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, and our St. Paul Cancer Center is sharing a lot of love from the lab. Check out their handiwork across the clinic to brighten our patients' and providers' days during these challenging times. Special thanks to phlebotomist Tina Tina DiCresce for coordinating this effort, designing and hanging the displays in our St. Paul clinic!
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I'm 46 and had my first colonoscopy last month. The doctor said everything looked good, although he removed a few polyps. Can you explain what a colon polyp is and if should I be concerned?
Whatever your age, there are 5 other steps you can take to avoid developing colon cancer, the third-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S.
An At Home Colon Cancer Test (fecal occult blood test), also referred to as an FOBT, is a type of screening that checks for the presence of blood in a stool sample.