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Make Time for Your Colonoscopy

Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. If you're older than 45, it's time to check it off your to-do list.

This simple outpatient procedure could save your life

60% of deaths from colorectal cancer could have been prevented with a colonoscopy. When colorectal cancer is caught early, it's treatable and beatable.

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Call us to schedule

Colonoscopies are recommended for all men and women 45 and older. If your results come back normal, you most likely won't need another colonoscopy for 10 years. Schedule your colonoscopy today.

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Know your risk

People with colorectal cancer often don't have symptoms. Black men and women are more likely to develop polyps deeper in their colon and are 20% more likely to get colorectal cancer than other groups.** Some colorectal cancer risk factors are:

  • Race and ethnic background
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • A personal or family history of colorectal polyps or cancer
  • A diet low in fruits and vegetables
  • Obesity
  • High alcohol or tobacco consumption

Fight colorectal cancer before it starts

A colonoscopy is the best way to prevent and diagnose colorectal cancer. 60% of colorectal cancer deaths could have been prevented with a screening.*

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    Colonoscopy screening

    Learn what to expect before, during, and after this routine outpatient procedure with our colonoscopy prep guide.

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    Safety first. Always.

    AHN is taking every precaution to keep you safe – with heightened disinfecting and protection measures across our network.

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    Colonoscopy locations

    We perform colonoscopies at many facilities throughout western Pennsylvania. Look for a colonoscopy location near you.

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How to prepare for a colonoscopy

Our colonoscopy prep guide breaks down everything you need to do before your colonoscopy and what to expect the day of. Plus, you'll see what to do day by day, and learn how to use your colon prep kit.