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1 hr ago | Sys-Con Media

Popular Gilbert and Scottsdale, AZ Gastroenterologist Now Offers...

He diagnoses and treats patients who have mild to severe issues related to their digestive systems.


Related Topix: Gastroenterology, Medicine, Scottsdale, AZ, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Health, Colorectal Health

8 hrs ago | New Statesman

Why DNA testing isn't always best for customising medical treatment

If doctors discovered you had a 30 per cent chance of developing colon cancer, would you want to know? What if that probability was only 10 per cent, or perhaps as high as 50? Maybe it would depend on what you could do to improve your prognosis - or whether the information would be confidential.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Genetics, Medicine, Breast Cancer

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Los Angeles Times

A good alternative to having a colonoscopy? Maybe not

Were you as irked by this problem as your fellow consumers were? So anyone who comes along with a simple, non-invasive alternative is probably going to make a lot of money.


Related Topix: Marketing, Colorectal Health, Health

Detroit News

Report: Michigan fails to give enough funding for cancer screening, prevention programs

Michigan isn't targeting enough state funding for cancer prevention and detection or approving other policies, according to a report released Thursday.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Cervical Cancer


Research offers insight into cellular biology of colorectal cancer

A study recently published in the journal Carcinogenesis by researchers at the University of Kansas shows a new role for the protein adenomatous polyposis coli in suppressing colorectal cancer A- the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. Lead author Kristi Neufeld, associate professor in the Department of Molecular Biosciences ... (more)


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Biology, Science, University of Kansas

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Detroit News

Insurance exchanges fail colon cancer patients

The death rate from colon cancer is declining, but treatment takes a severe financial toll on many patients, Greenamyer says.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Colorectal Health, Health Insurance, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion


Sauk Co. man battles colon cancer, raises awareness

At 31, Jim Gainey had a seemingly perfect life. He and his wife, Catherine had two boys, 3-year-old Shamus and 10-month-old Finnegan.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

KLIQ-FM Hastings

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

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