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Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been selected by the New York State Department of Health to administer the Niagara County Cancer Services Program.
In the past week, I've heard that two people-a much-beloved high school teacher and a college friend's father-were each diagnosed with devastating late-stage colorectal cancer.
The hospital was selected by the State Department of Health to administer the county's cancer services program, previously operated by the Niagara County Department of Public Health.
Chicago journalist Carlos Hernandez Gomez , a former WBEZ staffer died from colon cancer in 2010.
Down but not out, NY1 anchor Roma Torre put on a brave face Thursday after undergoing surgery to remove a malignant tumor at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan.
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The evidence standard that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services used to approve Medicare coverage of a stool DNA colorectal cancer screening test , under a new joint approval process with the Food and Drug Administration, should be applied to CT colonography and other CRC screening exams.
Three-quarters of cancer patients with major depression do not receive treatment.
Legacy Cancer Institute has released data on the number of late-stage colorectal cancer cases being diagnosed as a result of emergency department admissions.
A subset of patients with stage III colon cancer had improved survival rates when treated with irinotecan-based therapy, according to a new study in Gastroenterology , the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association.
This group of patients may therefore need less frequent colonoscopic surveillance than what is common today.
Diem Brown is grateful to be alive after undergoing an emergency hysterectomy for colon cancer, but her dreams of pregnancy and childbirth are gone forever, People reported Wednesday.
Matilda N. Hagan , M.D., has joined The Center for Inflammatory Bowel and Colorectal Diseases, The Melissa L. Posner Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy Medical Center .
Doctors may be performing too many repeat colonoscopies on people who've had pre-cancerous polyps removed during an earlier colon cancer screening, a new Norwegian study suggests.
Three locations will each receive $100,000 in funding to launch pilot programs to improve colorectal cancer screening rates and follow-up care for patients served by community health centers.
Earlier this month, the FDA approved Cologuard, the noninvasive stool DNA screening test for colorectal cancer from Exact Sciences.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 01:52 am
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