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Miss Harry's Live Colonoscopy? You Can See It Now.

Harry Smith’s Early Show colonoscopy is being replayed on CBS.com. You can watch Harry and Katie Couric the day before the test discuss the prep and talk about saving lives by finding polyps. This morning, Katie is in the procedure room with Harry and the medical staff. Dr. Mark Pochapin demonstrates how the colonoscope works to view the colon, snare polyps if they are found, and remove them. As Dr. Pochapin withdraws the scope, Harry is awake but comfortable, talking and asking questions.  Dr. Pochapin explains what he is seeing on the video monitor in Harry’s colon. Afterwards, Harry said, “Piece of cake!  You have a tremendous peace of mind.”

CBS Early Show Anchor Harry Smith to Have Colonoscopy On-Air

Anchor Harry Smith will have a colonoscopy live on the CBS Early Show March 10.  He plans to tell viewers about the procedure while it is happening. Evening News anchor and managing editor Katie Couric will be with Smith during the colonoscopy and as he prepares for it the night before. Gastroenterologist Dr. Mark Pochapin will do the procedure at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.