Preparation for a colonoscopy is not a pleasant or positive experience. From laxatives to the invasiveness and sedation involved, preparing for a colonoscopy is something most patients dread and try to avoid.
Fortunately, clinicians and patients can look forward to colonoscopy and colon cancer screening modalities that require no preparation.
Today’s guest is Alex Ovadia, CEO of Check-Cap. The company is developing a capsule called, C-Scan, for colon cancer screening, and a U.S. clinical trial has begun.
“The colonoscopy, that’s the Gold standard...requires to perform a preparation, a cleansing of the bowel before the procedure is being conducted for the patient.” Alex Ovadia
“We all probably know someone who has had a colonoscopy. It is not a pleasant experience. The quality of life to just prepare for a colonoscopy is not good.” Jon Speer
“Our job is to...make sure that people have better lives and healthier lives.” Alex Ovadia
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