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ISLAMABAD: Doctors may soon be able to save lives by checking stool samples for DNA evidence of cancer, researchers said .
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If you underwent a genetic test for a heart condition, but the test also revealed that you have a high risk of colon cancer, would you want to know? A respected scientific society says your doctor should tell you, but the group is receiving criticism for its recommendation that "incidental findings" of genetic tests be shared with patients.
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At 31, Matilda Tristram was looking forward to having her first baby. Then she discovered she had cancer.
New research conducted by researchers at the University of Vermont reveals that middle-aged men who engage in a lot of cardiovascular exercise are at a reduced risk of suffering from lung and colorectal cancer.
Middle-aged men who stayed fit were less likely to die from three common cancers after being diagnosed than those who were out of shape, research found.
In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places.
Men who are physically fit in middle age have a lower risk of developing and dying from certain cancers, new research indicates.
There is hope a pioneering programme to train doctors in Wales in keyhole bowel surgery will be able to pay its own way when funding runs out.
In a landmark cancer study published online in Nature , researchers at NYU School of Medicine have unraveled a longstanding mystery about how pancreatic tumor cells feed themselves, opening up new therapeutic possibilities for a notoriously lethal disease with few treatment options.
Angelina Jolie has redirected the spotlight on to breast cancer and its treatment.
The American Cancer Society's African-American Outreach Committee is hosting its annual free conference, "Living Smart Cancer Awareness: The Official Sponsor of Birthdays" on Saturday, May 18, from 8:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Country Village Senior Apartments in the Ballroom, 10250 Country Club Drive, in Jurupa Valley.
The decision came 10 years after she survived a battle with colon cancer . "It was a no-brainer," she told Hello! magazine.
Colonoscopy is the accepted standard for colorectal cancer screening with the Center for Diseases Control estimating that if people were screened, then The problem is that the prepping for the procedure is so intensive and time consuming, and the procedure so invasive - a flexible tube with a video camera is inserted through a person's rectum - ... (more)
According to Dr. Mark Hyman , you should have a bowel movement at least once a day.