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Tests that find polyps and cancer
Tests that primarily find cancer
* If the test is positive, a colonoscopy should be done.
** The multiple stool take-home test should be used. One test done by the doctor in the office is not adequate for testing. A colonoscopy should be done if the test is positive.
The tests that are designed to find both early cancer and polyps are preferred if these tests are available to you and you are willing to have one of these more invasive tests. Talk to your doctor about which test is best for you.
The American Cancer Society recommends that some people be screened using a different schedule because of their personal history or family history.
Additionally, annual exams create opportunity for women to discuss gynecological problems with your health care provider that affect overall quality of life - such as:
Baptist Health Care knows that women are busy - juggling work, family and all of the latest minute needs that life throws us - but we also know how important it is that you remember to schedule your annual gynecological exam. That's why we've created this online exam reminder to help manage your check-up needs.