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2010-03-02 09:00:00

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month OAK BROOK, Ill., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CSI: New York actor Hill Harper has joined forces with the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), representing doctors who specialize in endoscopy and colon cancer screening, in a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) to encourage African-Americans to undergo screening for colon cancer.

2010-03-01 09:00:00

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Oak Brook, Ill., March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A family history of colon cancer, also known as colorectal cancer or CRC, puts people at higher than average risk for developing the disease.

2010-01-07 13:56:05

Data highlights importance of follow-up exams for patients with a history of advanced adenomatous (precancerous) polyps.

2009-12-10 11:02:00

New report notes that if current trends continue, by 2020 death rates from colorectal cancer could decline by 36 percent Oak Brook, Ill., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) lauds the recent news of the decline in U.S.

2009-12-08 19:12:02

According to a new guideline from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) regarding the management of antithrombotic agents for endoscopy, aspirin and/or NSAIDs may be continued for all elective endoscopic procedures.

2009-11-23 15:51:28

In the November issue of GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), a study out of Stanford University found that Barrett's esophagus was detected in six percent of asymptomatic women undergoing endoscopic screening.

2009-11-04 13:20:46

Recommendations made that will lead to even better patient care.

2009-10-26 23:21:06

Researchers from Taiwan report in a new study that unsedated colonoscopy for primary colorectal cancer screening is well accepted in a majority of patients.

2009-10-05 10:26:00

In partnership with the WGO, the program is designed to export basic and advanced GI endoscopic medical care and physician training expertise to countries in need OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct.

2009-09-24 08:20:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CRH Medical Corporation (CRM:TSX-V) announced today that Dr. Bergein F. "Gene" Overholt, one of North America's most distinguished gastroenterologists, has joined its Board of Directors. Dr.


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