Colon Cancer can easily be prevented however it is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths. A simple screening test can make the difference. Outer Banks Health offers colon cancer screening using Colonoscopy, the gold standard for colon cancer screening because any precancerous or cancerous polyps detected during the procedure can be removed as part of the screening.

A physician order is needed to schedule an appointment for your colonoscopy. Contact your primary care provider to discuss colon cancer screening. For more information about colonoscopies performed at Outer Banks Health, call Outer Banks General Surgery at 449-9120.