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News on Gastroenterology continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Yesterday | Sys-Con Media

EndoChoiceA Bolsters Leadership Team

The company also announced it has been recognized for the fifth consecutive year as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine .

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thursday | PhysOrg Weblog

Guidelines presented for diagnosing focal liver lesions

Focal liver lesions are mostly benign, and can be diagnosed based on knowledge of their presentation, associated clinical and laboratory features, and natural history, according to clinical guidelines published online Aug. 19 in the American Journal of Gastroenterology .

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thursday | Beckers ASC Review

ASGE supports colorectal cancer screening programs for 3 communities in need

The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, a National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable partner, has joined the new NCCRT initiative designed to improve colorectal cancer screening access and rates in community health centers.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Health

Thursday | 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: Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Medicine, Carac, Efudex, Fluorouracil (generic), Adrucil, Fluorouracil (generic), University of Washington

Wed Aug 27, 2014

MedicineNet

Crohn's Disease

Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Crohn's Disease, Health, Medicine, Internal Medicine, Cedars Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Ulcerative Colitis, Pain

Tue Aug 26, 2014

MedicineNet

diflunisal, Dolobid

Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dolobid, Diflunisal (generic), Internal Medicine, Yale University, Emergency Medicine, Texas

Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Change Coming to GI Centers' Payment Models

John Allen, MD, MBA, president of the American Gastroenterological Association , says in a recent article in Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News that falling fee-for-service reimbursement rates for colonoscopy may mean that it's time for GI facilities to get a head start on alternative payment models.

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Related Topix: Allen, MD, Medicine

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Star Tribune

Mayo offers at-home colon cancer test; stool sample goes in the mail

"Cologuard represents a significant advancement in identifying colorectal cancer at its most treatable stage," said Dr. Vijay Shah, chairman of gastroenterology and hepatology for Mayo.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Health

SILive.com

Domenic Recchia honors four from the borough's Indian and Pakistani communities

Democratic congressional candidate Domenic Recchia has recognized four outstanding professionals who are members of the Indian and Pakistani communities on Staten Island.

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Related Topix: New York, NY, Staten-Island, NY, Internal Medicine, Medicine

Beckers ASC Review

18 gastroenterology-driven ASCs & facilities opened or announced in 2014

Here are 18 gastroenterology-driven ambulatory surgery centers and facilities opened in 2014 thus far.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Thousand Oaks (Thousand Oaks, CA), Long Beach, CA, Beverly Hills, CA

PhysOrg Weblog

Botox for stomach cancer? No, but the research is fascinating

Amid continuing tales of global woe, Thursday morning's news carried one of those quirky 'fancy-that!' medical research stories that often captures the imagination, but which can inadvertently raise false hope in patients.

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Related Topix: quirky, Medicine

PR-inside.com

Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Report Available

The company operates as a multi-specialty medical group practice that provides healthcare services.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Dermatology, Nephrology, Oncology, Hematology

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Daily Republic

Local health care system continues to grow

NorthBay Healthcare leased a new, 37,000-square-foot, two-story building in Green Valley near its administration center.

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Related Topix: Green Valley, CA, Medicine, Fairfield, CA, Solano County, CA, Napa County, CA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Beckers ASC Review

Endoscopy center success in turbulent times: 9 imperative lessons

Reimbursement cuts. Regulatory demands. Consolidation. Is there still room for independent gastroenterology practices and endoscopy centers to flourish in a healthcare world rife with challenges? This content is sponsored by FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA, Inc .

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Related Topix: Medicine

Newswise

Media Advisory from Mayo Clinic and Exact Sciences

WHO: Mayo Clinic and Exact Sciences Corp. Vijay Shah, M.D., chair, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic David Ahlquist, M.D., Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic Kevin Conroy, chief executive officer, Exact Sciences NOTE: Exact Sciences Corp. is a molecular diagnostics company focused on the early ... (more)

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Related Topix: EXACT Sciences, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Newswise

Acing the Menu: Mount Sinai Experts Offer Healthy Tips While Eating Out at Tennis Matches

It can be difficult to make healthy food choices while eating out, especially if others around you are indulging.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Medicine

Sys-Con Media

Newport Beach, CA Gastroenterologist Advises Patients on When to Schedule a Visit

Dr. Glenn D Madokoro, MD is educating patients on when it's a good idea to visit a gastroenterologist for a checkup, test or treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Newport Beach, CA

Sys-Con Media

Popular Gilbert and Scottsdale, AZ Gastroenterologist Now Offers...

He diagnoses and treats patients who have mild to severe issues related to their digestive systems.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Scottsdale, AZ, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Health, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer

Beckers ASC Review

The secret to defeating gastroenterologist burnout

Physician burnout is on the rise. How can gastroenterologists combat the demands of practicing medicine and remain satisfied and engaged with their work? Ask a Gastroenterologist is a weekly series of questions posed to GI physicians around the country on business and clinical issues affecting the field of gastroenterology.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Beckers ASC Review

7 things for ASC leaders to know for Thursday

Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for August 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Texas, Medicine

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