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2014-05-07 08:27:45

Karen Smith-McCune, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of California, San Francisco, writes: "The updated guidelines leave physicians and other clinicians with a question: is cotesting with Pap-plus-HPV testing truly preferred over Pap testing alone (the American Cancer Society/the American Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology/the American Society of Clinical Pathology recommendation), or are the options equivalent (the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation)?" "Once a...

2014-05-05 23:07:10

Camden Riversharks mascot helps raise awareness of colon cancer. Camden, NJ (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 As they kick-off the 2014 season with a home game at 7:05 tonight, the Camden Riversharks baseball team is helping to raise awareness of the importance of colon cancer screening. Dr. Donald Petroski, gastroenterologist at Lourdes, gives Finley, Camden Riversharks’ mascot, a “colonoscopy.” The video shows Finley’s “doctor’s visit and instructions for the bowel prep,”...

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...

2014-05-02 16:24:22

Medicare Committee Decision Leaves Medicare-Reliant At Risk WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation President Andrea Ferris today commented on the Medicare panel decision against funding for CT scans. Ms. Ferris said, "LUNGevity Foundation is disappointed in the Medicare Evidence & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) decision against covering annual CT scans to detect lung cancer in a high risk population. The results of the National Lung Cancer Screening...

2014-05-01 23:12:21

Midtown Dentistry is introducing the Oral ID cancer screening system to ensure checks are fast and accurate. Screening is quick, easy and very comfortable. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Midtown Dentistry in Houston has begun an innovative new oral cancer screening program, using the Oral ID system. This is a device that uses fluorescence technology to help pick up any early signs of lesions or changes to the skin inside your mouth. The blue florescent light illuminates any cells that are abnormal...

2014-04-30 23:01:56

Montclair Breast Center, Montclair, NJ announces new website video testimonials highlighting the benefits of early detection of breast cancer and comprehensive care of breast cancer patients. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Montclair Breast Center was created to fulfill the vision of its Founder and Director, Dr. Nancy Elliott, by treating a patient the way she would like to be treated herself. “It’s hard to convey in words what the early detection of breast cancer and truly...

2014-04-29 20:26:27

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: European Markets for Female and Neonatal Diagnostic Devices (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,...

2014-04-29 16:29:49

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Mammography Equipment Market to 2019 - Growth Driven by Technical Advances in Digital Radiography that Enhance Workflow and Improve Breast Cancer Detectionhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/mammography_equipment_market_2019_growth_driven_technical_advances_digital_radiography_enhance_workflow_improve_breast_cancer_detection.html Mammography Equipment Market to 2019 -...

2014-04-28 16:30:29

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: MediPoint: Biopsy Devices - Global Analysis and Market Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/medipoint_biopsy_devices_global_analysis_market_forecasts.html MediPoint: Biopsy Devices - Global Analysis and Market Forecasts SummaryCancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body. It can affect numerous organs and tissues of the body. When a patient...

2014-04-23 08:32:38

A Symposium Luncheon Hosted by Hologic Will Focus on Cutting-Edge Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Technologies BEDFORD, Mass., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women, will showcase its comprehensive suite of healthcare solutions for women at the 62(nd)...


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