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2014-03-26 08:28:33

FuseColonoscopy.org serves as key portal to dispel fears and concerns about colonoscopy ATLANTA, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EndoChoice Inc.(® )maker of the Fuse(TM) Full Spectrum Endoscopy(TM) system that allows doctors to see more of the GI tract than ever before today announced the launch of FuseColonoscopy.org to provide patients with the latest information on colorectal cancer screening. The release is planned to coincide with National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month that...

2014-03-25 23:36:23

CBCC, a Comprehensive Breast Care Center of CDI Miami, announces the types of breast biopsies they now offer. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Several breast biopsy procedures are used to obtain a tissue sample from the breast. A particular procedure may be recommended based on the size, location, and other characteristics of a concerning breast abnormality, especially if it is not clear why the abnormality exists. There are several types of breast biopsies. CBCC, a Comprehensive Breast...

2014-03-25 23:28:08

Siamak Tabib, MD, a gastroenterologist at La Peer Health Systems discusses the effectiveness of alternative colon cancer tests. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration has recently approved a new type of colon cancer test, known as capsule colonoscopy, which allows the user to swallow a camera inside a capsule rather than undergo a traditional colonoscopy. This device is designed to detect colon polyps in patients after an incomplete optical colonoscopy...

2014-03-24 23:02:48

April is Oral Cancer Prevention Month and if you make an appointment today with Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo, CA, you will receive a free oral cancer screening. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 April is Oral Cancer Prevention Month and Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo Center for Cosmetic Dentistry supports the fight by offering free oral cancer screening with appointment for the entire month of April. Oral cancer begins in the mouth or in the throat and it can be particularly dangerous...

Mammograms Needed More Often For One-Third Of Women
2014-03-22 07:07:50

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While three-year intervals between mammograms are appropriate for most women, a new study from the UK NHS Breast Screening Program has found that one-third of women are at a higher risk of developing cancer. These women, according to the report delivered this week at the 9th European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC-9), might benefit from more frequent mammograms. Professor Gareth Evans, from the University of Manchester, reported that...

2014-03-20 20:21:55

MARKHAM, ON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - A Markham, Ontario-based company has developed a specialized test which screens for nasopharyngeal cancer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140320/TO592) Nasopharyngeal cancer, known as NPC, is a rare but deadly disease. It is global in scope, and individuals with a Hong Kong, Southeast Asian, Inuit, North African, or Middle Eastern background have a higher risk for NPC. These individuals may benefit from this early...

2014-03-19 23:30:24

New Jersey Breast Center leading the way in early detection of breast cancer awarded 2nd service excellence honor second year in a row. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Montclair Breast Center, a uniquely comprehensive facility providing annual screening and diagnostic 3D mammography (breast tomosynthesis), breast physical exams, breast ultrasound, breast MRI risk assessment and breast health education has earned the coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary...

2014-03-19 23:03:04

Colorectal cancer is third leading cause of death among Chinese Americans. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have the potential to serve as a valuable and culturally appropriate resource for promoting colorectal cancer screening in the Chinese immigrant community, according to a recent study. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of death among Chinese American men and women. While colorectal cancer screening is a cost effective...

2014-03-18 23:25:43

MRS unveils its next generation breast imaging tracking and reporting software solution. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Mammography Reporting Systems (MRS), the leading provider of breast imaging tracking and reporting systems, will be showcasing its next generation software solution, Aspen Breast, at this year’s NCoBC conference. Aspen Breast software, which is on target to be released for commercial distribution in Summer 2014, is a completely re-imagined and re-engineered product...

2014-03-18 23:25:20

Popular TV and Blog Healthcare Expert Joins Pioneer in Early Breast Cancer Detection Reno, Nev. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 First Warning Systems, Inc. (FWS), a digital health, wearable body media and large data company for early breast cancer detection, announced it has appointed Barb Dehn, RN, MS, NP to the company’s Clinical Advisory Board. Known as “Nurse Barb” to legions of her television and blog followers, Dehn is the host of Nurse Barb’s Daily Dose which is broadcast throughout...