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2014-05-15 04:22:35

PARIS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Reinforces Its Commitment to Global Education and Innovation Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) celebrated the opening of a new facility dedicated to endoscopy training within its Institute for Advancing Science in Paris. The ceremony included major representatives of the endoscopy medical community in Europe. Endoscopy professional training and education is...

2014-05-08 23:11:31

Detailed, coded data will provide additional information to gastroenterologists on their colonoscopy results. IRVING, Texas (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Miraca Life Sciences (MLS), the nation’s largest independent anatomic pathology lab, has enhanced the pathologic summary reports it provides to gastroenterologists, which can be used in the calculation of their adenoma detection rate (ADR). The more detailed and coded data MLS now provides will help these physicians to assess the quality of...

2014-05-08 12:29:40

ISFIYA, Israel, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new investigational imaging capsule has the potential to safely produce high-resolution images of the colon without requiring patients to go through the bowel cleansing process beforehand, according to data presented at a research forum during the Digestive Disease Week® (DDW®) 2014 annual meeting which took place this week in Chicago. "Fewer than 20% of Europeans and 55% of Americans in the target population for colon screening...

2014-05-02 16:24:42

ISFIYA, Israel, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Check-Cap, Ltd., announced today that a study underscoring the safety and proof of concept of the Check-Cap high-resolution colon imaging system, designed to be the world's first preparation-free, non-invasive screening test for colorectal cancer and clinically-significant pre-cancerous polyps will be presented at a research forum during the Digestive Disease Week® (DDW®) 2014 annual meeting. DDW will take place from May 4 to 6, 2014, at...

2014-04-30 23:17:18

Miraca's presence will include the presentation of nine research posters, two platforms, and the introduction of consultative services for GI practices Irving, TX (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Miraca Life Sciences, (MLS) the nation’s largest independent anatomic pathology lab, will have a significant presence at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2014, including the presentation of nine research posters, two platforms, and the introduction of consultative services for practices as they face new...

The Internet May Be The Worst Place For Info On Colon Cancer: Study
2014-04-15 07:06:45

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For most people surfing the Internet, information on colorectal cancer is too difficult to understand and doesn’t address the key risks of the disease and the biggest concerns that patients have, according to a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center gastroenterologists. Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Dr. Deepak Agrawal, the lead author of the paper, and his colleague Dr. Chenlu Tian, reviewed dozens of popular...

2014-03-03 16:25:33

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) applaud President Barack Obama's Proclamation designating March 2014 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. In the proclamation, the President noted, "The second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, colorectal cancer claims more than 50,000...

2014-02-27 08:28:32

New Ireland PSA Supports March's National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kathy Ireland is partnering with the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), which represents the doctors who specialize in endoscopy and colon cancer screening, on a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) to encourage those 50 and over to undergo screening for colon cancer. Colon cancer kills approximately 50,000 people each year,...

2013-12-31 12:22:23

Multiple course offerings to be held at ASGE's new state-of-the-art training facility DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new year will see new course offerings, as well as the return of popular programs, from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). Many of ASGE's courses will be held at the Society's new $20 million, 42,000 square foot, state-of-the-art training center and world headquarters: The ASGE Institute for Training and...


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