The 3 Colon Cancer Screening Methods You Need to Know About
If you're not looking forward to your next colonoscopy, take heart. The fecal immunochemical test (FIT) and the sigmoidoscopy are two lesser-known but very promising alternatives for colon cancer screening. They each work a little differently, with their own set of pros and cons. Below, we've outlined what you need to know about getting a colonoscopy — and how the test stacks up to the competition.