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4 hrs ago | University of Florida News

To kill a tumor: UF physicians target the genes of lung, colon cancers

University of Florida physicians and researchers are collaborating to map the genes of different types of cancer, and then deliver medication to attack cancer at its source.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, Colon Cancer, Health, Oncology, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Genetics, Lung Cancer

8 hrs ago | Marietta Times

Life-saving test for cancer

Colorectal cancer has a 90 percent chance for a cure if it's found early, yet many are hesitant to get the cancer screenings that could be life saving.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Colon Cancer, Genetics, Ohio State University, Amanda, OH, McConnelsville, OH

Tue Apr 15, 2014

PR-inside.com

South America in-vitro colorectal cancer screening tests market: Latest market analysis presented

Prognosis is directly related to early diagnosis, with survival rates dramatically improved by early diagnosis and treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Marketing

PR-inside.com

Global in-vitro colorectal cancer screening tests market: New market research published

The report is a vital source of up-to-date information with in-depth analysis on the companies in the steadily growing In-Vitro Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests Market.

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Related Topix: Health

PR-inside.com

Europe in-vitro colorectal cancer screening tests market: Latest market research analysed

Prognosis is directly related to early diagnosis, with survival rates dramatically improved by early diagnosis and treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Marketing

BioMed Central

Cost-effectiveness of family history-based colorectal cancer screening in Australia

With 14.234 diagnoses and over 4047 deaths reported in 2007, colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer and second most common cause of cancer-related mortality in Australia.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics

Science

Not Everyone Needs Probiotics, Suggests Study of Hunter-Gatherer Guts

Gut response. These Hadza women have different gut bacteria than Hadza men, probably because they eat a lot of high-fiber tuberous root vegetables.

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Related Topix: Health, Colon Cancer, Agriculture, Science, Anthropology, Italy, World News, Las Vegas, NV

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

The "Big Colon" Opens For Viewing

As part of a presentation on cancer research, a giant, inflatable colon will be on display this Friday at Niles High School.

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Related Topix: Niles, MI, Oncology, Medicine, Health, Colon Cancer

Independent News Herald Online

Lipinski fighting stage four liver cancer a "benefit to be held March 22

In October 2012, doctors discovered that George Lipinski of Hewitt had stage three colon cancer.

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Related Topix: Liver Cancer, Health, Hewitt, MN, Colon Cancer

Mon Apr 14, 2014

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Website information on colon cancer too complex, fails to address key concerns, researcher finds

DALLAS April 14, 2014 Popular web information on colorectal cancer is too difficult for most lay people to read and doesn't address the appropriate risks to and concerns of patients, a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center gastroenterologists suggests.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Medicine, Gastroenterology, University of Texas at Arlington

Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Older Patients at Risk After Colon Surgery

Patients 65 years or older are at increased risk of suffering complications after colorectal cancer surgeries, according to a new study published in JAMA Surgery .

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Related Topix: UC Irvine, Colon Cancer

Scientific Blogging

Popular Medical Websites Too Complex When It Comes To Colon Cancer - Analysis

A review of a dozen popular websites found that information on colorectal cancer is too difficult for most lay people to read and doesn't address the appropriate risks to and concerns of patients.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Medicine

The Chappaqua Daily Voice

Northern Westchester Hospital Surgeon Discusses Colonoscopy

Dr. Jerald Wishner, co-director of the Institute for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery and Medical Director of the Colorectal Surgery Program at Northern Westchester Hospital and leading colorecral cancer surgeon, shares his thoughts on the importance of colonoscopy screenings on Northern Westchester Hospital's blog .

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health

Channelnewsasia.com

Efforts to raise colorectal cancer screening coverage

SINGAPORE: 33.8 per cent of Singaporeans aged 50-69 were screened for colorectal cancer with either the Faecal Immunochemical Test kit or colonoscopy within the recommended period, according to the Health Behavioural Surveillance Survey in 2013.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, Indonesia

PhysOrg Weblog

Study identifies a likely key driver of colorectal cancer development and progression

A new study identifies a molecule that is a probable driving force in colorectal cancer and suggests that the molecule could be an important target for colorectal cancer treatment and a valuable biomarker of tumor progression.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Genetics, Biology, Science, Lung Cancer

PhysOrg Weblog

Chemotherapy before or after surgery for high-risk bladder cancer...

Contrary to treatment guidelines for high-risk bladder cancer, chemotherapy before or after surgery is not commonly used in routine clinical practice.

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Related Topix: bladder cancer, Health, Oral Cancer, Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Journal Watch

Meta-Analysis on Lower-GI Endoscopy Offers Reassurance, But Not Resolution

Evidence that screening with either sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy greatly reduces overall risks for colorectal cancer is "compelling and consistent," according to a BMJ meta-analysis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Hill

Coburn: 'I'll whip' prostate cancer

In an interview broadcast Sunday night on C-SPAN, Coburn said the notion that he is retiring due to the cancer is false, saying he made the decision to leave the Senate "about four months" before he learned that it had returned.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Colon Cancer

Sat Apr 12, 2014

OregonLive.com

Portland's One Million Strong March helps raise awareness for colon cancer prevention

Although the subject matter was serious, it seemed fitting that an event to fight colon cancer included a good deal of rump shaking.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Oregon

Jerusalem Post

*Colonoscopies vs. DNA signatures to diagnose colorectal polyps*

People over 50 know they have to undergo a colonoscopy periodically to find and eliminate precancerous growths in the colon to prevent the development of deadly colon cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Colon Cancer, Gastroenterology

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