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Benefit for Sheridan woman Saturday

Denise Sealander has been bartending at the legion for 14 years, and in February found out she had colon cancer.

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Related Topix: Sheridan, NY, Colon Cancer, Health

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Circulating Tumor Cell (CTC) Diagnostics: Technologies and Global Markets

STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES This report, PHM153A - Circulating Tumor Cell Diagnostic: Technologies and Global Markets, gives market insight on monitoring tests used for cancer prognoses.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Roach: The genetics of hereditary hemochromatosis

Dear Dr Roach : I have hereditary hemochromatosis. I know that means I received the HH gene from both parents; however, neither of my parents had HH.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Colon Cancer, Health, Liver Cancer

BioMed Central

Changes in colorectal cancer screening intention among people aged 18-49 in the United States

To determine whether exposure to a peer-led intervention focused on colorectal cancer screening, physical activity, and multi-vitamin intake can lead to increased intentions to be screened for CRC once age eligible among adults under the age of 50. Participants were residents of low-income housing sites, and CRC screening intentions were assessed ... (more)

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CiteULike

Inherited cancer predisposition sensitizes colonic mucosa to address...

Human epidemiological evidence and previous studies on mice have shown that Western-style diet may predispose gut mucosa to colorectal cancer .

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health

Business Wire

Research and Markets: Laparoscopy Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis to 2019

The global laparoscopy devices market was valued at USD 7.5 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.1% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 12.3 billion by 2019.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Town Talk

Roach: The genetics of hereditary hemochromatosisRoach: The genetics...

Roach: The genetics of hereditary hemochromatosis Dear Dr. Roach: I have hereditary hemochromatosis Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/life/2014/08/31/roach-genetics-hereditary-hemochromatosis/14910025/ Dear Dr. Roach: I have hereditary hemochromatosis.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Colon Cancer, Health, Liver Cancer

GastroHep.com

Fecal hemoglobin concentration for colorectal cancer screening

A study in this month's issue of Gastroenterology evaluates risk stratification for advanced colorectal neoplasia according to fecal hemoglobin concentration in a colorectal cancer screening program.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Gastroenterology

PennLive.com

Lower Allen man's battle against esophageal cancer underscores importance of not ignoring symptoms

Sisters Irie Graeser, 5, left, and Marley Graeser, 2, love spending time with their grandpa, Ron Keefer.

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Related Topix: Esophageal Cancer, Health, Lower Allen, PA, Pancreatic Cancer, Oncology, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Mayo Clinic is First Healthcare System to Offer Cologuard

Exact Sciences Corp. today announced that Mayo Clinic will be the first health system to offer CologuardA , the first and only Food and Drug Administration approved, noninvasive stool DNA screening test for colorectal cancer.

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Related Topix: Biotech, EXACT Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Health, Food and Drug Administration

The Wichita Eagle

Colonoscopy is best line of defense against colorectal cancer

Many people cringe when their doctor recommends they get a colonoscopy after their 50th birthday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Colon Cancer

CiteULike

Postdiagnosis body mass index and risk of mortality in colorectal...

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

State Department of Health awards county cancer services program to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been selected by the New York State Department of Health to administer the Niagara County Cancer Services Program.

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Related Topix: Niagara Falls, NY, Niagara County, NY, Medicine

Examiner.com

What are the lesser-known risk factors of colorectal cancer?

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Examiner, Colon Cancer

Business Journal

Falls hospital adds cancer screening program

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.

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Related Topix: Niagara County, NY, Medicine

WBEZ-FM Chicago

Doctor's orders: Talk about death

Chicago journalist Carlos Hernandez Gomez , a former WBEZ staffer died from colon cancer in 2010.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health

New York Post

Roma Torre doing well after colon cancer surgery

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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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Roma Torre, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Customer Interaction Solutions

Exact Sciences to participate in Baird's 2014 Health Care Conference

Exact Sciences Corp. today announced that the company will participate in Baird's 2014 Health Care Conference in New York.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, EXACT Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Health, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Dr. William Harb is recognized among Castle Connolly's Top...

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. publishes its list of Castle Connolly Top DoctorsA at www.castleconnolly.com , as well as in a wide variety of printed directories, partner publications and on partner/affiliate websites.

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Newswise

Medicare Approval of DNA Colorectal Cancer Test Should Lead to Virtual Colonoscopy Coverage

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.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicine, Medicaid, Colon Cancer

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