Colonoscopy Stories

Whether you recently turned 50, have a family history of colon cancer or atypical symptoms that led to your colonoscopy, we're thankful you scheduled the appointment. Colonoscopies are often an uncomfortable topic, but your first person account can encourage others to take this lifesaving step.



from Cincinnati, AL

I have a family history of colon polyps, so when my 50th birthday rolled around, I knew it was time to schedule a colonoscopy. Then, something happened that caused me to cancel and I never rescheduled. After bravely taking that first step, I chickened out. I wasn’t worried about the procedure

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