AANA Emphasizes the Importance of Screenings and Safe Anesthesia Care for Colon Health During Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Of the various types of cancer screenings and procedures, colonoscopies are among the most effective in preventing cancer. Regular screenings can find colorectal cancer when it is small, has not spread, and might be easier to treat, or find and remove pre-cancerous growths called polyps before they develop into cancer. 

The AANA is urging patients during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month to talk to their healthcare provider about the screening test best for them. Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs), also known as nurse anesthesiologists or nurse anesthetists, provide anesthesia during colonoscopies. Read more

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