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10 hrs ago | Marietta Times

Life-saving test for cancer

Colorectal cancer has a 90 percent chance for a cure if it's found early, yet many are hesitant to get the cancer screenings that could be life saving.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Health, Genetics, Ohio State University, Amanda, OH, McConnelsville, OH

Tue Apr 15, 2014

MedicineNet

Colon Cancer Screening

Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Gastroenterology, Medicine, Internal Medicine, Yale University, Cedars Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Science

Not Everyone Needs Probiotics, Suggests Study of Hunter-Gatherer Guts

Gut response. These Hadza women have different gut bacteria than Hadza men, probably because they eat a lot of high-fiber tuberous root vegetables.

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Related Topix: Health, Colorectal Health, Agriculture, Science, Anthropology, Italy, World News, Las Vegas, NV

University of Florida News

To kill a tumor: UF physicians target the genes of lung, colon cancers

University of Florida physicians and researchers are collaborating to map the genes of different types of cancer, and then deliver medication to attack cancer at its source.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, Colorectal Health, Health, Oncology, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Genetics, Lung Cancer

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

The "Big Colon" Opens For Viewing

As part of a presentation on cancer research, a giant, inflatable colon will be on display this Friday at Niles High School.

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Related Topix: Niles, MI, Oncology, Medicine, Colorectal Health, Health

Independent News Herald Online

Lipinski fighting stage four liver cancer a "benefit to be held March 22

In October 2012, doctors discovered that George Lipinski of Hewitt had stage three colon cancer.

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Related Topix: Liver Cancer, Health, Colorectal Health, Hewitt, MN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Chappaqua Daily Voice

Northern Westchester Hospital Surgeon Discusses Colonoscopy

Dr. Jerald Wishner, co-director of the Institute for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery and Medical Director of the Colorectal Surgery Program at Northern Westchester Hospital and leading colorecral cancer surgeon, shares his thoughts on the importance of colonoscopy screenings on Northern Westchester Hospital's blog .

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Older Patients at Risk After Colon Surgery

Patients 65 years or older are at increased risk of suffering complications after colorectal cancer surgeries, according to a new study published in JAMA Surgery .

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Related Topix: UC Irvine, Colorectal Health

EurekAlert!

Website information on colon cancer too complex, fails to address key concerns

April 14, 2014 - Popular web information on colorectal cancer is too difficult for most lay people to read and doesn't address the appropriate risks to and concerns of patients, a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center gastroenterologists suggests.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Medicine, Gastroenterology, University of Texas at Arlington

PhysOrg Weblog

Chemotherapy before or after surgery for high-risk bladder cancer...

Contrary to treatment guidelines for high-risk bladder cancer, chemotherapy before or after surgery is not commonly used in routine clinical practice.

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Related Topix: bladder cancer, Health, Oral Cancer, Colorectal Health, Lung Cancer

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Hill

Coburn: 'I'll whip' prostate cancer

In an interview broadcast Sunday night on C-SPAN, Coburn said the notion that he is retiring due to the cancer is false, saying he made the decision to leave the Senate "about four months" before he learned that it had returned.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Colorectal Health

Sat Apr 12, 2014

OregonLive.com

Portland's One Million Strong March helps raise awareness for colon cancer prevention

Although the subject matter was serious, it seemed fitting that an event to fight colon cancer included a good deal of rump shaking.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Oregon

Jerusalem Post

*Colonoscopies vs. DNA signatures to diagnose colorectal polyps*

People over 50 know they have to undergo a colonoscopy periodically to find and eliminate precancerous growths in the colon to prevent the development of deadly colon cancer.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Health, Gastroenterology

BioMed Central

Necrotizing fasciitis caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b in a...

Recently, necrotizing fasciitis has been reported in patients treated with bevacizumab, usually secondary to wound healing complications, gastrointestinal perforations, or fistula formation.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Examiner.com

CTCA Oncologist Talks About Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer is still the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. today.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Colorectal Health, Oncology, Life, Food, Nutrition

Brandon Sun

B.C. premier appoints new agriculture minister to replace ill politician

British Columbia's new agriculture minister will be sworn in Friday to replace a politician who is battling colon cancer.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada, Colorectal Health, Health

Hispanic Business

House Veterans' Affairs Committee Hearing

Chairman Miller and Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today to discuss preventable medical errors at has issued many reports that have addressed circumstances that led to patient harm, including death at VA medical centers .

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

Thu Apr 10, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

An enhanced view: 3D-glasses used in the operating room

From the movies to home theaters and now the operating room -- surgeons at Houston Methodist Hospital are using 3D technology to see like they've never seen before while operating.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Colorectal Health, Health

Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem researchers discover how cancerous tumors become resistant to drugs

In what has been called a "breakthrough" discovery, Hebrew University Medical Faculty researchers have identified a process in which cancer cells become resistant to certain drugs, leading to a reliable prediction which patients will be helped by chemotherapy and recover and which the drugs will not help.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Oncology, Colorectal Health

HON

Age a Big Factor in Colon Surgery Complications, Study Finds

Patients older than 65 are more likely to die and have more complications after colon cancer surgery than younger patients, a new study finds.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, UC Irvine, Mount Kisco, NY

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