Central Ohio General Surgeons
Central
Ohio
General
Surgeons
Formerly Lancaster Surgical Associates
Finding colorectal cancer early is the key to beating it. There are many different tests to detect colorectal cancer. Here youíll learn what to expect from each test and procedure.
PROCEDURES: COLON CANCER SCREENING
Diagnosis

Diagnosing Colon Cancer: Overview of the tests used to screen for colorectal cancer as well as tests used to evaluate colon cancer.
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Tests

Stool Test for Colon Cancer: Finding colon cancer early is key to beating it. Thatís why doctors recommend a yearly fecal occult blood test, which tests for invisible blood in the stool, an early sign of colon cancer.
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Colonoscopy for Colon Cancer: One of the best tools for detecting colon cancer is a colonoscopy.
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CT Scan for Colon Cancer & Other Imaging Tests: Different imaging tests used to screen and diagnose colon cancer.
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Genetic Testing for Colon Cancer: Should you have genetic testing for colon cancer? Learn more here to see if it might be right for you.
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Other Tests: Learn more about other tests for colorectal cancer here.
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Central Ohio General Surgeons
Main Office Location:
Riverview Medical Center
2405 North Columbus Street, Suite 250
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
P: 740-654-6213
T: 800-819-3100
F: 740-654-3346