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Colorectal Cancer Screening

A colonoscopy is a test to check for precancerous growths (polyps) in the lining of your colon or rectum. Finding and removing polyps helps many people avoid a cancer diagnosis.

Colon cancer screening rates in South Texas are lower compared to other parts of the country. Doctors at Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, are working to improve the health of our community by helping more people receive screening.

We take time to address your concerns so the experience is less overwhelming. We offer options to people who cannot have a colonoscopy for personal or medical reasons.