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12 hrs ago | CNN

What You Need To Know About Hemorrhoids

This summer, think carefully before you bring out and wear those tight-fitting thongs and other bathing suits and wear them in public.

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Related Topix: Hemorrhoids, Medicine, Health

17 hrs ago | BioMed Central

Evaluating the impact of public health initiatives on trends in fecal ...

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

21 hrs ago | WITN

Former ECU Football Player Diagnosed With Stage Four Colon Cancer

A former ECU football player says he is optimistic even though he was recently diagnosed with stage four colon cancer.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Mesa, AZ, Medicine

Yesterday | The Forest Grove News-Times

Early screening for colon cancer saves lives - Friday, 25 July 2014 09:42

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.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Yesterday | BioSpace

MacroGenics, Inc.'s DART Candidate IND For Colorectal Cancer, MGD007, ...

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)

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Related Topix: MacroGenics, Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

Yesterday | The Star Online

Cancer survivorship: Why patients need strategic lifestyle changes

During cancer survivorship, cancer survivors should engage in modifying some of the modifiable lifestyle risk factors such as excess weight and poor diet.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Hispanic Business

Doyle, Arora elected; Sterling reelected to Exact Sciences' board of directors

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 .

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

GastroHep.com

Primary care physician counselling improves participation in colonoscopy

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.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Poland

Oncogene

Impaired DICER1 function promotes stemness and metastasis in colon cancer

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.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Medicine

Hispanic Business

Findings from Osaka Rosai Hospital in the Area of Immunotherapy...

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)

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Lymphoma, Lung Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer

BioMed Central

Time trends in municipal distribution patterns of cancer mortality in Spain

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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Related Topix: Medicine, bladder cancer

BioMed Central

Cytotoxicity of Eupatorium cannabinum L. ethanolic extract against...

Eupatorium cannabinum L. has long been utilized in traditional medicine, however no information is available regarding cellular effects of full extracts.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Doxorubicin (generic), Adriamycin, Doxil, Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

CiteULike

Proteogenomic characterization of human colon and rectal cancer

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Health.com

Po(o)p Quiz: What's Normal in the Bathroom?

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Crohn's Disease

PhysOrg Weblog

Genetics of cancer: Non-coding DNA can finally be decoded

Cancer is a disease of the genome resulting from a combination of genetic modifications .

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

PhysOrg Weblog

Enhanced recovery program following colorectal surgery at community hospitals

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.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer

Hales Corners

Flush colonoscopy fears down the drain

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.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Medicine, Sheboygan, WI

Medical News

Vanderbilt-led research team identifies protein "signatures" that drive colorectal cancer

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 .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics, Vanderbilt University, Lung Cancer

CBC News

Ottawa Hospital hopes diagnosis lab will aid cancer treatment

The Molecular Oncology Diagnostics Laboratory will focus on breast, lung, melanoma and colorectal cancer patient samples when it first opens.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Oncology

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

Though Expensive, Medtech Generates Greater Economic Returns Than it Costs

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Tax

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