Colonoscopy

Make an appointment for your colonoscopy today!

In Connecticut, colorectal cancer is the third-most common cancer diagnosed in women and the fourth-most common cancer diagnosed in men, according to the state Health Department.

A colonoscopy is one of the few screening tests that can actually prevent colon cancer. By finding and taking colon polyps out before they become cancer, doctors can prevent their later development into cancer. When caught early, colorectal cancer has a 90 percent survival rate.

Why get a colonoscopy?

The rate of colorectal cancer diagnoses has dropped each year since the mid-1980s because more people are getting screened and more people are adjusting their lifestyle to reduce risk factors.

More and more younger people are being diagnosed with colon cancer. Watch this compelling story about a patient who had two polyps removed at age 37.

Key factors that can increase the risk of colorectal cancer include:

  • Age: Current guidelines recommend screening begin at age 45 for people at average risk
  • Personal history of colon cancer, polyps or inflammatory bowel disease
  • Family history of colon cancer or polyps.
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), a hereditary condition that creates hundreds of polyps in the colon and rectum.
  • Obesity
  • Smoking
  • Heavy alcohol use

Why wait?

Make an appointment for your colonoscopy today!


Meet our Colonoscopy Specialists:

Elizabeth Richardson

 

Gastroenterology

Hartford Hospital GI Endoscopy Unit
Hartford, CT 06106
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Hartford, CT 06106
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Darrick Li

 

Gastroenterology

Connecticut GI, PC
New London, CT 06320
Alexander Potashinsky

 

Gastroenterology

Connecticut GI, PC
New Britain, CT 06051
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Bloomfield, CT 06002
New Britain, CT 06052
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Southington, CT 06489
Plainville, CT 06062
Osama Siddique

 

Gastroenterology

Hartford Hospital GI Endoscopy Unit
Hartford, CT 06106
Benigno Varela

 

Gastroenterology

Physicians Alliance of Connecticut, LLC
Hamden, CT 06518
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Hamden, CT 06518
Milford, CT 06460
Jeffrey Kwan

 

Gastroenterology

Physicians Alliance of Connecticut, LLC
Hamden, CT 06518
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Hamden, CT 06518
Milford, CT 06460
Brisas Truncali

 

Gastroenterology

Connecticut GI, PC
Farmington, CT 06032
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Bloomfield, CT 06002
Hartford, CT 06106
Daniel Stupak

 

Gastroenterology

Trumbull Care Center
Trumbull, CT 06611
Madhavi Bhoomagoud

 

Gastroenterology

MidState Gastroenterology Specialists, PC
Meriden, CT 06451
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Wallingford, CT 06492
Hamden, CT 06514
Bristol, CT 06010
Plantsville, CT 06479
Meriden, CT 06451
Wallingford, CT 06490
Chun Lam

 

Gastroenterology

St. Vincent's Medical Center Endoscopy Center
Bridgeport, CT 06606
What are you waiting for?

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Call 877.649.3301


Where can I get my colonoscopy?

326 Washington Street
Norwich, CT 06360
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440 New Britain Avenue Suite 1
Plainville, CT 06062
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Charlotte Hungerford Hospital
540 Litchfield Street
Torrington, CT 06790
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Central Connecticut Endoscopy Center, LLC
440 New Britain Avenue Suite 1
Plainville, CT 06062
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10 Jolley Drive Suite 101
Bloomfield, CT 06002
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Glastonbury Endoscopy Center
300 Western Boulevard Suite B
Glastonbury, CT 06033
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Endoscopy Center of Northwest Connecticut, Building B
245 Alvord Park Road
Torrington, CT 06790
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2200 Whitney Avenue Suite 380
Hamden, CT 06518
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Sound Medical Center
1591 Boston Post Road Suite 206
Guilford, CT 06437
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245 Alvord Park Road Suite B1
Torrington, CT 06790
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300 Western Boulevard
Glastonbury, CT 06033
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10 Jolley Drive Suite 101
Bloomfield, CT 06002
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Hartford Hospital GI Endoscopy Unit
85 Seymour Street Suite 1000
Hartford, CT 06106
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435 Lewis Avenue
Meriden, CT 06451
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2080 Whitney Avenue Suite 100
Hamden, CT 06518
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The Hospital of Central Connecticut
81 Meriden Avenue Suite C301
Southington, CT 06489
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2800 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06606
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100 Grand Street 1st Floor
New Britain, CT 06052
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863 North Main Street Extension Suite 300
Wallingford, CT 06492
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Wallingford Surgery Center
863 North Main Street Extension 300
Wallingford, CT 06490
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65 Memorial Road Suite 500
West Hartford, CT 06107
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Windham Hospital
112 Mansfield Avenue
Willimantic, CT 06226
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