The Science page of the NYT today has an article stating an FIT (Fecal Immunochemical Test) is equally acceptable to a colonoscopy. No need to go through a horrible preparation and test with this at home test providing reliable results
"If your doctor tells you a colonscopy is better, that's not accurate," said Dr. Alex Krist, chair man of U.S. Preventive Services.
FIT yields an equally reliable analysis. But do get the test. Page D3 of today's issue.