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1 min ago | WALB-TV Albany
"All I remember was we're going to sedate you, were going to turn you over and the next thing I remember I was being pushed back to the recovery room," said Lamar.
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1 hr ago | Examiner.com
He had a mother with colon cancer which put him at a higher risk for the disease, but says he was too busy to get the routine colonoscopy he recommends for his patients.
5 hrs ago | NJ.com
Jersey Pride cheer gym and Da Nicole Salon are teaming up to host a 'Princess Party' pampering event for kids to raise funds for a local woman participating in a race.
9 hrs ago | Business Journal
The Fuse endoscope system uses three small cameras at the tip of a flexible GI endoscope, broadening the viewing range of a traditional colonoscope from 170 degrees to 330 degrees and allowing doctors to see nearly twice as much surface area on three screens, according to a news release.
Colon Cancer is expected to surpass heart disease as the number one killer in the US by 2030.
People at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center got a close-up look at polyps and colon cancer on Tuesday thanks to the "Strollin' Colon," a giant, inflatable colon.
While a combination of earlier detection and better treatments have yielded a steady decline in the colorectal cancer death rate over the past 20 years, colorectal cancer will kill an estimated 50,310 people in the U.S. in 2014, Colorectal cancer is one of only a handful of cancers for which screening is proven to save lives, both by finding and ... (more)
Today's 'Building Blue Bridges' initiative hopes to raise awareness and educate about the importance of screening and early detection.
When Chuck and Jo-Ellen Kelley were married 23 years ago, she told him that since she went for yearly medical checkups, she expected him to do the same.
There is a larger than life traveling inflatable colon in Auburn-Lewiston Tuesday.
It was Stage IV colon cancer that had spread to her left lung, and everything she read at the time was saying she wouldn't survive.
Despite a recent diagnosis of Stage 4 lung cancer, Max Keeping, 71, says that he intends on speeding up, not slowing down.
American College of Gastroenterology President Harry E. Sarles Jr., MD, FACG, answers questions about colorectal cancer awareness and what the ACG is doing to improve awareness and screening rates during this National Colon Cancer Awareness Month.
Partnership aims to bring increased attention of the largely preventable disease through colon health education for National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 -- Men's lifestyle brand, DollarShaveClub.com has joined forces with the Colon Cancer Alliance for National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, to tackle an often ... (more)
A 32-foot-long by 14-feet-high giant inflatable colon on display today at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit on Monday to help illustrate the benefits of early detection.
Colon cancer will take more than 50,000 American lives in 2014 making it the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, according to the American Cancer Society.
Send your good thoughts to Joe Clark, shown here with his wife, News 13 reporter Amanda Evans, and their daughter, Mira Joey.