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2013-10-28 23:04:58

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: In-Vitro Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests - APAC Analysis and Market Forecasts. London (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Summary Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer, and the second most common cause of mortality amongst cancer patients. Prognosis is directly related to early diagnosis, with survival rates dramatically improved by early diagnosis and treatment. Thanks to the introduction of CRC...

2013-10-28 23:04:15

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: In-Vitro Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests - US Analysis and Market Forecasts. London (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Summary Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer, and the second most common cause of mortality amongst cancer patients. Prognosis is directly related to early diagnosis, with survival rates dramatically improved by early diagnosis and treatment. Thanks to the introduction of CRC...

2013-10-28 23:03:59

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: In-Vitro Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests - EU Analysis and Market Forecasts. London (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Summary Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer, and the second most common cause of mortality amongst cancer patients. Prognosis is directly related to early diagnosis, with survival rates dramatically improved by early diagnosis and treatment. Thanks to the introduction of CRC...

2013-10-16 23:32:43

Preventing Colorectal Cancer's sixth issue brief examines the pros and cons of the SEDASYS device, which replaces anesthesiologists and certified nurse anesthetists in the surgical suite. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Preventing Colorectal Cancer (PCC) has released the sixth issue brief in a series that underscores the importance of increasing U.S. colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates, and highlights the obstacles and opportunities that influence efforts to achieve this...

2013-10-09 12:56:04

More evidence needed to ensure risks of removing low-risk lesions do not outweigh benefits of screening We cannot allow a collective fear of missing bowel cancer to risk unnecessary and harmful treatment of patients with non-cancerous lesions, argue experts on bmj.com today. Professor Geir Hoff and colleagues in Norway, argue that we need more evidence about the malignant potential of benign lesions to be sure that the risks of removing them do not outweigh the benefits of screening....

2013-09-19 13:24:10

GI Society leaders respond to the latest scientific evidence A study published in the Sept. 19 New England Journal of Medicine provides some of the clearest evidence to date that colonoscopy has advantages over sigmoidoscopy for the prevention of colorectal cancer. Researchers followed 88,902 study participants for 22 years and found that 1,815 developed colorectal cancer. Investigators estimated that 40 percent of those cancers could have been prevented if all of the patients in the...

2013-09-19 13:12:29

Study supports 10-year screening interval, with more frequent intervals if personal history of adenoma or family history of colorectal cancer According to a large, long-term study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), 40% of all colorectal cancers might be prevented if people underwent regular colonoscopy screening. The new research also supports existing guidelines that recommend that people with an average risk of colorectal cancer should have a colonoscopy every 10 years. The...


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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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