Read this excerpt:
"In patients tracked for as long as 20 years, the death rate from colorectal cancer was cut by 53 percent in those who had the test and whose doctors removed precancerous growths, known as adenomatous polyps, researchers reported on Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine. The test examines the inside of the intestine with a camera-tipped tube..."
At a time when the value of cancer screening has come under question, it is good to know that a colonoscopy is worth drinking all of that obnoxious sludge for. The article is definitely worth a look.
Feel good and keep smiling! Pat