You and Colonoscopy

An Animated Patient’s Guide to Understanding Colonoscopy

This resource is intended for patients interested in learning about colonoscopy. You will find expert advice about this procedure to help you discuss key issues with your health care provider. Easy-to-understand animations with audio narration, expert video explanations, patient video interviews, slide shows, and educational downloads are available to you. You are invited to provide feedback to help direct future content as this site becomes part of your personal information resource on colonoscopy. We welcome you to this online community resource to improve your quality of life and health outcomes.

This educational activity has been developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. This activity is endorsed by the Colon Cancer Coalition. has won the American College of Gastroenterology 3rd Annual SCOPY Award for Best Patient Education Website.