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  • Why Is A Colonoscopy Recommended?
    A colonoscopy might not be your idea of fun, but it's truly a lifesaver. Performed by your Newport Beach, CA, gastroenterologist, Dr. Glenn Madokoro, this easy diagnostic test yields valuable Read more
  • The Difference Between Endoscopy vs. Colonoscopy
    The Difference Between Endoscopy vs. Colonoscopy Both colonoscopy and endoscopy are non-surgical procedures performed by a gastroenterologist. They also both use a device known as an endoscope, which has a fine, Read more
  • When Should You Get a Colonoscopy?
    In 2019, about 145,600 men and women in the U.S. received a colorectal cancer diagnosis. Although the condition mainly affects older adults, there's a rising incidence in younger individuals. When Read more
  • FAQs about Colonoscopies
    You've probably seen the television ads for colon screening. Maybe you've talked to friends about colonoscopies. If getting a colonoscopy is something you are considering, you probably have questions. Dr. Read more
  • How Often Should I Have a Colonoscopy?
    Colon cancer threatens 150,000 Americans annually, says the American Cancer Society. In Newport Beach, CA, your gastroenterologist, Dr. Glenn Madokoro, recommends routine cancer screening by colonoscopy, emphasizing early detection and Read more
  • Why Is a Colonoscopy Recommended?
    Along with aging comes the responsibility to take your health by the horns, seeking out preventative care and ensuring that your body keeps up with your mind. A common and Read more
  • What Happens During a Follow-Up Colonoscopy?
    If you're age 50 or older, you know that a screening colonoscopy appears on your "to do" list. If your heredity and current health status indicate you're at low risk for Read more
  • Signs You May Need A Colonoscopy
    A colonoscopy might not be on the top of your priority list. However, this procedure is an incredibly important tool for preventing and diagnosing colon cancer, which affects about 150,000 Read more
  • Colorectal Cancer Prevention Doesn't Have to be Uncomfortable
    Find out more about colorectal cancer screenings and who should get them. Are you turning 50 years old this year? If so, it might be time to give yourself the gift Read more
  • What Happens During a Colonoscopy?
    A colonoscopy is a test used to examine your large intestine for signs of cancer and find the cause of other problems, such as abdominal pain. Initial colonoscopies are recommended Read more
  • Why Might I Need a Colonoscopy?
    Has your Newport Beach, CA doctor, Glenn D. Madokoro, MD, talked to you about having a colonoscopy yet? A common medical procedure, colonoscopies are used to screen for signs of Read more
  • Understanding Colonoscopy in Newport Beach
    While a colonoscopy probably isn’t at the top of your list of things to do, it is one of the most important routine medical procedures you can have performed. According Read more
  • Understanding the Differences Between Colonoscopy and Endoscopy: When It’s the Right Time for Each
    Modern science has made it easier to view the body’s internal structures to search for early signs of disease, bleeding and more before conditions can become more severe. This is Read more

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