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2012-07-04 23:01:51

Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation, a non-profit colon cancer organization in the Bay Area, is hosting the Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation Night with the San Francisco Giants on

2012-07-02 11:20:02

A new study of 1,400 Medicare-aged patients reinforces CT colonography as a screening tool for colon cancer, adding to the continued debate over Medicare coverage of the procedure.

2012-06-04 17:45:45

Five new studies provide evidence to support simple steps we can take to prevent illness and improve our overall health.

2012-05-22 23:16:32

New research being presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) looks at patient experiences with colorectal cancer screening and questions current screening guidelines.

2012-05-21 18:53:20

Patients who watch an online instructional video are more likely to keep their appointments and arrive prepared for a scheduled colonoscopy than those who do not.

2012-05-21 13:00:58

The Stem Cells and Cancer Research Group headed by Dr Héctor G. Palmer at the Vall d'Hebrón Institute of Oncology (VHIO) has identified the molecular mechanisms that determine patients' response to certain drugs used in clinical trials for colon cancer treatment.

2012-05-15 09:11:16

A CT-scan-based form of virtual colonoscopy that does not require laxative preparation appears to be as effective as standard colonoscopy in identifying the intestinal polyps most likely to become cancerous.

2012-05-04 09:15:53

Blacks and Hispanics have a significantly higher risk of developing precancerous colorectal polyps compared with whites.

2012-05-03 18:46:09

For the first time, scientists have found what could be a causative link between the concentration of circulating Y-chromosome fetal cells in women who gave birth to children of either sex and their risk of later developing breast cancer and colon cancer.


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