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Latest Colonoscopy Stories

2014-02-26 08:25:44

STOP Colon Cancer study addresses disparities among uninsured, low-income and Latino patients PORTLAND, Ore., Feb.

Improving Cancer Diagnosis Rates With New Paper Test Strip
2014-02-25 13:37:50

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a paper test that could improve cancer diagnosis rates. This could have far reaching implications for developing countries that do not have access to conventional testing methods.

2014-02-04 11:16:21

Tests that require patients to collect a single stool sample at home and then send it to a lab for analysis will detect about 79 percent of colorectal cancers.

2014-02-03 16:25:49

Largest and most comprehensive review of 'FIT' finds it is an effective cancer-screening tool OAKLAND, Calif., Feb.

FDA Clears The Path For Colon Camera Pill
2014-02-03 11:01:37

Uncomfortable, but a medically important procedure – many colonoscopies cannot be completed due to physiological reasons or a patient’s history of complexities and procedures in their abdomen.

2014-01-14 08:28:32

Full Spectrum Endoscopy Cleared for Marketing ATLANTA, Jan.

2014-01-08 12:30:27

International Courses Draw More than 1,500 Doctors NEW YORK, Jan.


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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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