Get to Know Your Words: Proctoscopy

Proctoscopy

Proctoscopy is a common medical procedure of the rectum used to look for signs of colorectal cancer. An instrument called a proctoscope is used to examine the anal cavity, rectum, or sigmoid colon.

Make your bottom a top priority and join us at Philadelphia’s 2nd Annual Anal Health Symposium on April 19th to discuss the best practices around addressing anal health, the screening, and treatment of anal dysplasia, and anal cancer for men and women living with HIV.

Register at AHS2019.eventbrite.com.

 

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