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15 min ago | JD Supra
On August 11, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration issued a premarket approval for Exact Sciences' Cologuard, a colorectal cancer screening test, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed national coverage determination for Cologuard on the same day.
4 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media
He diagnoses and treats patients who have mild to severe issues related to their digestive systems.
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Michigan isn't targeting enough state funding for cancer prevention and detection or approving other policies, according to a report released Thursday.
The death rate from colon cancer is declining, but treatment takes a severe financial toll on many patients, Greenamyer says.
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.
Guidelines for colorectal cancer screening recommend that patients be informed about options and be able to select preferred method of screening; however, there are no existing measures available to assess whether this happens.
The most recent issue of the Digestive Diseases & Sciences determined whether methylated gene markers in stool normalize after colorectal cancer resection.
Many older adults who are unlikely to live more than 10 years still are given routine screening tests for cancer, new studies show.
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.
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.
A substantial number of older patients with limited life expectancy continue to receive routine screenings for prostate, breast, cervical and colorectal cancer although the procedures are unlikely to benefit them.
Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for August 18, 2014.
The study, run by researchers from Norway, showed that the number of bowel cancer deaths could be reduced by as much as 27 per cent if everyone over the age of 50 had Bowel Scope testing.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 01:31 pm
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