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6 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Amanda Evans leaving News 13 to care for husband

This is the hardest and easiest decision at the same time," she told me Friday. "Balancing doctor's appointments, chemo and working full time just wasn't working.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Dad's cancer battle inspires Abertillery woman

Lisa Bytheway with her father Mark Price and Tomos Morgan-Price who has organised a charity event at Llanhilleth Miners Institute called The Undercover Appeal raising awareness of Colon Cancer.

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Related Topix: Blaenau Gwent County, Wales, United Kingdom, World News, Colon Cancer

15 hrs ago | Fox News

1 in 20 misdiagnosed?

At least 1 in 20 adults is misdiagnosed in outpatient clinics in the U.S. every year, a new study published in the journal BMJ Quality & Safety indicates.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Baylor College of Medicine

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Getting Checked for Colon Cancer Can Save Lives

Cancer is the second leading cause of American deaths every year, only behind heart disease.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Medicine

EurekAlert!

New gene variant found increases the risk of colorectal cancer from eating processed meat

A common genetic variant that affects one in three people appears to significantly increase the risk of colorectal cancer from the consumption of processed meat, according to study published today in PLOS Genetics .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics, Biology, Science, University of Southern California

Daily Mail

Wrong medical diagnosis received by as many as 12million Americans each year

Millions of Americans are misdiagnosed by doctors every year, and the mistakes have sometimes led to dire consequences, a new study has revealed.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Science Blog

Radiation therapy for cervical cancer increases risk for colorectal cancer

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are the first to recommend that young women treated with radiation for cervical cancer should begin colorectal cancer screening earlier than traditionally recommended.

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Related Topix: Cervical Cancer, Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Oncology, Colon Cancer

BroadcastNewsroom

GI for Life, Leading Provider Colon Health and Probiotic Supplements, ...

GI for Life, an innovative nutriceutical company focused on digestive health products is proud to announce the introduction of their first nationally televised program, called Gastrointestinal Inflammation, developed to educate viewers on the effects of diet and colon cancer and other common digestive conditions.

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Related Topix: Colon Cancer, Health, Celiac Disease, Vitamin D, Supplement

Beckers ASC Review

What Role Will Cologuard Play in the GI Field? Q&A With Dr. Steven Itzkowitz

In March, the FDA Molecular and Clinical Genetics Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee unanimously voted to approve Cologuard, the stool-based DNA colorectal cancer screening test from Exact Sciences.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health, Gastroenterology

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

'Quantitative Assays for Ras P21 in Body Fluids' in Patent Application Approval Process

The following quote was obtained by the news editors from the background information supplied by the inventors: "The ras family of oncogenes belongs to the G protein family of cellular proteins engaged in signal transduction.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Sarcoma, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

PhysOrg Weblog

Surveillance colonoscopy recommendations for average-risk patients...

According to a new study, endoscopists' recommendations for timing of surveillance colonoscopy in average-risk patients with one to two small polyps are consistent with guideline recommendations in about 90 percent of cases.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Six percent of colorectal cancer found to be interval tumors

Six percent of patients with colorectal cancer have interval cancers, which develop within six to 60 months of colonoscopy, according to a study published in the April issue of Gastroenterology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Sundance Film Festival, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

BioMed Central

Does access to a colorectal cancer screening website and/or a...

Evaluation of the effectiveness of a patient decision aid , distributed to patients by their family physician, in improving fecal occult blood test colorectal cancer screening rates.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family Practice

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

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

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