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What is colonoscopy?

A colonoscopy is a test that looks inside the colon. The doctor generally uses an instrument called colonoscope that helps them to perform a colonoscopy procedure. Colonoscopy helps in the investigation of the following diseases of the colon. Colonoscopy is recommended when a disease of colon is concerned and after effects of a colonoscopy should be kept in mind as there may be some colonoscopy risks. There can be an appearance of symptoms after a colonoscopy.

What Is Hysterectomy?

Hysterectomy is defined as the surgical removal of the most important organ, a female reproductive organ called the uterus. Mostly hysterectomy is performed on women between 20 and 49 ages. There are generally two types of hysterectomy i.e. partial hysterectomy and the total hysterectomy. In partial hysterectomy, only the uterus is removed and the ovaries are left in place.

Radiotherapy for bladder cancer

Radiotherapy or radiation therapy is a therapy where a radiation oncologist makes use of high energy X-rays to destroy the tumor. In fact, surgery is a primary preference factor for the doctors in which doctors surgically remove part of the bladder and treat it with radiation and chemotherapy.

Why Mammography is Important?

What are mammograms?

A mammogram is a low-dose x-ray picture of the breast. Mammograms can show the tumors before they become enlarge to feel. For women who are older than 20 are advised by their physician to have their mammograms every year.