What Is A CT Colonography?

The American Cancer Society (ACS) recommends that women and men undergo screening for colon cancer or polyps beginning at age 45. Colorectal cancer screening makes it possible to earlier detect abnormalities in the colon or rectum and remove them, usually with just surgery, before they progress or spread to other parts of the body, which could require treatments like chemotherapy or radiation therapy. CT Colonography is an innovative, less-invasive method of screening that allows a radiologist to see within the colon with images from an x-ray machine.

What is a CT Colonography?

A computed tomography (CT) scan produces images […]