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1 min ago | BioMed Central
Since the publication of two randomized controlled trials in 1996 demonstrating the effectiveness of fecal occult blood test in reducing colorectal cancer mortality, several public health initiatives have been introduced in Ontario to promote FOBT participation.
4 hrs ago | WITN
A former ECU football player says he is optimistic even though he was recently diagnosed with stage four colon cancer.
8 hrs ago | The Forest Grove News-Times
When a medical practitioner spots an uptick in one particular disease or diagnosis, it's a sure bet he or she will conduct some research.
11 hrs ago | BioSpace
MacroGenics, Inc. , a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and identifying innovative monoclonal antibody-based therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases, today announced that its investigational new drug for MGD007 has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to proceed with the Phase ... (more)
He serves on the board of trustees of the . Prior to joining Exact, Mr. Arora worked for Third Wave Technologies Inc., a molecular diagnostics company, from 2003 until its acquisition by Hologic Inc. in .
The Scandanavian Journal of Gastroenterology evaluated the effect of primary care physician counselling on participation rate and use of sedation in colonoscopy-based colorectal cancer screening program.
Correspondence: Dr P Muñoz or Dr M Esteller, Cancer Epigenetics and Biology Program , Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute , 3rd Floor, Hospital Duran i Reynals, Avda Gran Via Km 2.7, Barcelona, Catalonia 08908, Spain.
In the present study, to identify novel tumor-associated antigens , the proteins expressed in a panel of cancer cells were serologically screened by immunoblot analysis and the eukaryotic elongation factor 2 was identified as an antigen that was recognized by IgG autoantibody in sera from a group of patients with head and neck squamous cell ... (more)
New disease mapping techniques widely used in small-area studies enable disease distribution patterns to be identified and have become extremely popular in the field of public health.
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Think of it as your personal garbage disposal: Your colon absorbs minerals and water from food before pushing the remains out into the toilet where they belong.
Cancer is a disease of the genome resulting from a combination of genetic modifications .
An enhanced recovery program for patients after colorectal surgery appears to be feasible in a community hospital setting after having been shown to be successful in international and academic medical centers.
Most people don't like to talk about colonoscopy screenings, but there are good reasons to talk more about it especially during March, National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
A Vanderbilt University-led research team has identified protein "signatures" of genetic mutations that drive colorectal cancer , the nation's second leading cause of cancer deaths after lung cancer .
The study evaluated four diseases - diabetes, heart disease, musculoskeletal disease and colorectal cancer and 10 devices/procedures such as pacemakers, insulin pumps, angioplasty and colonoscopy.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 07:12 pm
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