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2013-04-29 23:04:10

Dr. Allen Kamrava, an associate at Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates, has recently been awarded the “Top Doctor” Achievement from the website HealthTap.com. This award is the Top Colorectal Surgeon in the U.S. Award for Winter 2013. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 Dr. Allen Kamrava, Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates (http://www.lacolon.com) in Beverly Hills, has recently been awarded the “Top Doctor” Achievement from the website...

2013-04-09 23:04:18

Preventing Colorectal Cancer announces that Safeway, Inc. will be the recipient of the 2013 PCC Champion Award of Colon Cancer Prevention for its corporate-wide efforts to advocate colorectal cancer (CRC) screening among its employees. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 Preventing Colorectal Cancer (PCC) announces that Safeway, Inc. will be the recipient of the 2013 PCC Champion Award of Colon Cancer Prevention, an honor the not-for-profit organization established in 2011 to recognize...

2013-04-05 23:00:18

The website eProbiotics.com has recently published an informative article detailing how probiotics and probiotic supplements are helpful for digestion and colon health. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 In a new article from eProbiotics.com the author discusses how healthy gut and colon health is so essential to the overall health of the entire body. In the article, it is mentioned that probiotics are the good bacteria that are found naturally in the digestive system to keep a healthy...

2013-03-26 23:20:00

West Jefferson Medical Center, one of the trusted hospitals in New Orleans, are educating patients in a unique way about colon cancer. The health fair will provide a guest speaker and offer a variety of prizes within the interactive exhibit during Colon Cancer Awareness Month. MARRERO, LA (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 At the West Jefferson Medical Center's Fonseca Auditorium, a giant, inflatable colon exhibit will be present at the Colon Cancer Awareness Health Fair this Wednesday, March 27, from...

2013-03-21 16:06:15

The message is the same each year, but the significance has not faltered. Regular screenings for colon cancer can catch the deadly disease before it even begins. Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine say by scheduling an appointment, you could be saving your life! "Getting screened regularly is one of the most effective ways to prevent colon cancer," said Dr. Waqar Qureshi, professor of medicine and chief of endoscopy at BCM. "Colon cancer is known as the silent killer because symptoms are...

2013-03-20 23:01:21

Minimally invasive laparoscopic colorectal surgery allows surgeons to perform many common colon and rectal procedures through small incisions and depending on the type of procedure, patients may leave the hospital in a few days and return to normal activities more quickly than patients recovering from open surgery. As part of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) is committed to raising patient awareness of such...


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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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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