We understand the thought of a colonoscopy can be embarrassing. But it shouldn’t be. Chesapeake Regional’s team of gastroenterologists have earned national recognition in gastroenterology year after year. Each of our nurses on the endoscopy unit are certified gastroenterology nurses through ? Our team is qualified to put you first.
Routine colonoscopy screenings should begin at age 50. According to the national research findings, African Americans are at a higher risk for developing colon cancer at a younger age, therefore experts recommend screening begin at age 45.
Early detection of cancer through colonoscopy results in a 90 percent recovery rate. You owe it to yourself and your loved ones.