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Many Get Cancer Screening at Advanced Ages
Many older adults who are unlikely to live more than 10 years still are given routine screening tests for cancer, new studies show.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Racial disparities in colon cancer treatment
September's issue of the Diseases of the Colon & Rectum identifies racial disparities in colon cancer treatment in an Equal-Access Healthcare System? Accessibility to medical care may be the most important factor influencing differences in colon cancer treatment rates among whites and blacks.
Variable NF-kappaB pathway responses in colon cancer cells treated with chemotherapeutic drugs
The nuclear factor kappa-light-chain-enhancer of activated B cells signaling pathway is activated in cells exposed to various stimuli, including those originating on the cell surface or in the nucleus.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Another trip to Mexico for man battling cancer
Desmond Snyman has 40 tumours on his lungs and doctors have told him he has only another year left to live -- so he's seeking a cure at a Mexican clinic.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
El Paso Times
Rio Grande Cancer Society Foundation to hold Keep on Dancing Cancer Survivor Conference
Dr. Elizabeth L. Richeson, an El Paso psychologist, will be a featured speaker at the Keep on Dancing Cancer Survivor Conference on Saturday.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
San Diego NewsCape
Stool DNA Test
Stool DNA testing is intended to screen healthy people with no symptoms for colon cancer or precancerous polyps.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Robin Williams' death highlights Parkinson's-depression link
Like so many people, I was devastated by the news of Robin Williams' suicide. I had had the sheer joy of interviewing him, and he'd also done a hilarious bit about colonoscopies at a benefit I hosted for colon cancer awareness back in 2002.
Improvement in Code Enforcement
If you take a walk on the village streets, you might notice that there was less garbage on the streets today than there has been recently.
Doctor breaks colonoscopy news to Rob Cardwell
MEDARVA Stony Point Surgery Center will perform 30 free colonoscopies on August 16 in an event called "Bringing Up the Rear."
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Millburn Township family hosting fundraiser for colon cancer research
Each year, former township resident Robin Maxwell and her family would walk in the Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation's 5K to raise money and awareness to combat colon cancer.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
New At-Home Colon Cancer Test: FAQ
Talk to health experts and other people like you in WebMD's Communities. It's a safe forum where you can create or participate in support groups and discussions about health topics that interest you.
Lake Cowichan Gazette
'Concrete Hero' Kyle Summers runs for family
Four years ago on Christmas Day, Kyle's mother died of lung cancer. One day later, his great grandmother passed away from colon cancer.
The Heard Citizen
Local Family Needs Help
Finding the right resources that provide help for cancer patients is a daunting task.
Hudson Valley Center for Digestive Health Celebrates National ASC Day
Staff will be available to answer any GI related health questions. Administrative staff will be available to answer any questions about the ASC facility.
Boston Scientific tackles widespread disparities in healthcare with its Close the Gap program
In America, heart disease  is the #1 killer, taking more lives each year than all cancers combined.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Sanofi US Launches Authorized Generic Version Of Eloxatin??
Sanofi's authorized generic version is the same formulation as the original drug, Eloxatin, for which the company holds the original patent.
Sigmoidoscopy Does Cut Risk of Dying From Colon Cancer: Study
Colon cancer screening done by sigmoidoscopy -- a less invasive, cheaper alternative to colonoscopy -- does cut people's risk of developing or dying from the disease, a new clinical trial finds.
Colonoscopies carry risks for older colon cancer survivors, study says
After age 75, recurrences of colon cancer are rare and the risks of repeated colonoscopies may outweigh the benefits, according to new research.
FDA Approves Non-Invasive DNA Screening Test for Colorectal Cancer
The US Food and Drug Administration yesterday approved Cologuard, the first stool-based colorectal screening test that detects the presence of red blood cells and DNA mutations that might indicate the presence of certain kinds of abnormal growths that may be cancers such as colon cancer or precursors to cancer.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
FDA approves first DNA-based test for colon cancer
The Cologuard test from Exact Sciences detects irregular mutations in stool samples that can be an early warning sign of cancer.