Many colonoscopies in BC are temporarily suspended in order to:
Most screening colonoscopies for asymptomatic people with a family history of colon cancer or personal history of adenomas are temporarily suspended.
Most follow‐up colonoscopies for people who have had an abnormal fecal immunochemical test (FIT) result are temporarily suspended.
If you are experiencing symptoms such as blood in your stool, abdominal pain, change in bowel habits, or unexplained weight loss, talk to your health care provider about diagnostic testing you may need to determine the cause of these symptoms. FIT is not appropriate for patients with these symptoms.