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Q&A: Pain management during colonoscopy

Dear Mayo Clinic: I just turned 50, and my health care provider recommends that I get a colonoscopy to screen for colon cancer. I want to have the test done, but as a recovering addict, I don't want pain medication. Is this ...

Aug 31, 2018
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Q&A: Lung cancer symptoms and prevention

Dear Mayo Clinic: Are there ever any early signs of lung cancer, or is it usually found only in the later stages? Can anything be done to prevent it other than not smoking?

Aug 23, 2018
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