In this edition of The Onco’Zine Brief Peter Hofland talks with Dr. Kenneth Vega, chief of Gastroenterology and co-director of the Digestive Health Center at Augusta University Health, a public research university and academic medical center located in Augusta, Georgia (USA).
Hofland and Vega talk about the prevention of colorectal cancer by means of a colonoscopy.
Unfortunately, many people postpone or refuse a colonoscopy because of fear.
Dr. Vega, one of the newest members of the Digestive Health Center at Augusta University in Georgia, has made it his mission to turn anxiety, fear and stress about the procedure into peace, calmness and relaxation about the experience.
In this episode learn more about how to benefit from a colonoscopy and how to best prepare.