Collect your poop, skip your colonoscopy.

Wear this t-shirt to school in 1975, get kicked out of class. Don’t ask me how I know this. 

Okay, Mark — here’s your alternative.

You Could Skip Your Colonoscopy If You’re Willing To Collect Your Poop, by Katherine Hobson (FiveThirtyEight)

… No one is arguing colonoscopy is a bad test. It just hasn’t been shown to be better than an annual FIT, said James Allison, a clinical professor of medicine emeritus at the University of California-San Francisco …

Previously: Have you had a colonoscopy? If not, it may be time. Mine’s tomorrow.