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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.
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.
Many people cringe when their doctor recommends they get a colonoscopy after their 50th birthday.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Sun Aug 31, 2014 05:02 pm
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