- By Dana Sparks
My Colonoscopy Experience: A Gastroenterologist Gets Some of His Own Medicine
"David, give me a call. I’ve got to talk to you about something." Calling back, somehow I wasn’t that surprised when he told me almost immediately, “I had my colonoscopy last week, and they found an early cancer. So you know what that means.” I knew exactly what he meant — I needed a colonoscopy. My dad, also a gastroenterologist, knows the recommendations for colon cancer screenings as well as I do.