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Certain Seniors Advised Against Cancer Screenings

Cancer screenings can help people detect early signs of the disease or put their minds at ease if no trace of cancer is found.


Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Colorectal Health, Health

How to do Hyperlapse Photography

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Tue Aug 19, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Colorectal Health, Medicare, Prostate Cancer

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.


Related Topix: Cancer, Colorectal Health, Medicine, Health

BioMed Central

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.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

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.


Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Colorectal Health, Family, Kids

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, El Paso, TX, Colorectal Health, Breast Cancer

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.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

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.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Colorectal Health, Parkinson's Disease, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

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.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Home Gardening, Home, Brockport, NY

WTVR Richmond

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."


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Item

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.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Millburn, NJ, Short-Hills, NJ

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.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, WebMD

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.


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

The Heard Citizen

Local Family Needs Help

Finding the right resources that provide help for cancer patients is a daunting task.


Related Topix: Franklin, GA, Heard County, GA, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Colorectal Health, Health

Sys-Con Media

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.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Medicine

Boston Scientific tackles widespread disparities in healthcare with its Close the Gap program

In America, heart disease [1] is the #1 killer, taking more lives each year than all cancers combined.


Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Pancreatic Cancer, Colorectal Health

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Carac, Efudex, Fluorouracil (generic), Adrucil, Fluorouracil (generic), Colorectal Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


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.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Norway, World News,

Fox News

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.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

Cancer Treatment

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.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Medicare, Medicaid