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Latest American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Stories

2012-03-13 05:33:00

MAYWOOD, N.J., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a landmark study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers concluded that colorectal cancer can be prevented by colonoscopic removal of polyps[1]. "There is no doubt that routine colonoscopy leads to the discovery and removal of precancerous polyps; removing these polyps leads to a proven reduction in the chance of dying from colon cancer. This large study clearly confirms what we have long suspected: colonoscopy...

2011-12-08 07:41:00

TUSTIN, Calif., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Radient Pharmaceuticals Corporation (OTCQX:RXPC) (OTCPK:RXPC), developer and marketer of the Onko-Sure® In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) cancer test, announced today that it has submitted one abstract for the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons' (ASCRS) Annual Meeting to be held in June 2012. ASCRS is the premier society for colon and rectal surgeons and other surgeons dedicated to advancing and promoting the science...

2010-10-15 08:00:00

SKILLMAN, N.J., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Great Comebacks® Program announced today the 2010 regional awards recipients. Now in its 26th year, the annual Great Comebacks® Program recognizes the inspirational achievements of people who have overcome serious intestinal diseases, colorectal cancer and other conditions that can lead to ostomy surgery. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080227/NYW005LOGO ) (Logo:...