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2013-02-02 23:03:20

Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation, a Bay Area colon cancer education and support organization, is holding its 10th anniversary dinner and auction event on March 2. Burlingame,

2012-10-24 11:56:32

Use of colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening could explain a significant decrease in the cancer's incidence over the past decade.

Another Successful Poop Transplant
2012-09-26 20:20:27

Kaitlin Hunter of Marietta GA, after a near-fatal auto accident, found herself fighting for her life against a clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection in her colon due to the June 2011 car crash.

2012-09-14 23:03:52

Preventing Colorectal Cancer supports appropriate insurance coverage for colonoscopy sedation and is pleased to announce a policy statement and an ongoing issue brief series concerning this topic.

2012-07-25 23:03:14

Bowtrol review of the colon cleanse product and home remedy has been released. People want to know is Bowtrol colon cleanse the best one or is the whole thing a scam.

2012-07-16 23:00:16

The popular detox website http://www.colontoxcleanse.com

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


Latest Colon Reference Libraries

Large Intestine
2013-04-30 14:11:04

The large intestine is the organ that follows the small intestine but is the last part of the digestive tract before the waste leaves the body. Formation and Orientation The small intestine is on average about five feet long. It is composed of four distinct structural parts; the cecum, colon, and anus. The cecum is the part of the large intestine that comes first. It is separated into three parts. The taeniae coli are three bands of smooth muscle. The haustra are bulges caused by...

Sigmoidoscopy
2013-03-04 10:30:47

Sigmoidoscopy is a medical procedure in which the physician is able to visualize the inside walls of the large intestine with a scope placed in the rectum. Only the distal part of the colon, or the sigmoid, is examined as opposed to the entire bowel in a colonoscopy. Reasons for procedure The use of this procedure is mainly for early detection of colorectal cancer, vascular abnormalities or polyps. Studies have shown that this procedure has aided in early detection of colorectal cancer...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.