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8 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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

Medical Daily

Despite High Prevalence Of Major Depression, Few Cancer Patients Get Appropriate Treatment

Three-quarters of cancer patients with major depression do not receive treatment.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Lung Cancer, Oncology

Portland Tribune

Legacy Cancer Institute reports high rates of late-stage colorectal...

Legacy Cancer Institute has released data on the number of late-stage colorectal cancer cases being diagnosed as a result of emergency department admissions.

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Related Topix: Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

Drug shows promise for subset of stage III colon cancer patients

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.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Gastroenterology, Medicine, Carac, Efudex, Fluorouracil (generic), Adrucil, Fluorouracil (generic), University of Washington

PhysOrg Weblog

Fewer die from colorectal cancer

This group of patients may therefore need less frequent colonoscopic surveillance than what is common today.

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Related Topix: Pancreatic Cancer

Examiner.com

Diem Brown battles colon cancer: Hysterectomy ends pregnancy dreams

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.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Ovarian Cancer

Medical News Today

New approach to treating cancer: personalized radiation therapy...

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center is finding new ways to use individualized, internal radiation delivered in the operating room immediately after a cancer tumor is removed.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Oncology, Women's Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology

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