Utah Cancer Control Program A Unified Cancer Prevention Approach

Colon Cancer Awareness

Questions to ask your doctor about a colonoscopy.

There are some important things you should know about having a colonoscopy. Here are some questions you may want to ask your doctor.

  • How should I get ready for my colonoscopy? Do I have to eat certain foods, or change my medicines?
  • What are the risks of having a colonoscopy?
  • Who will give me the results from my colonoscopy, and when will I get them?
  • What will happen during the colonoscopy? How long will it take? Do I need to have someone drive me home?
Go Back