Latest Colonoscopy Stories
OAKLAND, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grandmother Sherry Jansma had never faced a serious health problem.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- StopColonCancerNow.com is participating in the third annual National Colon Cancer Screening Day, a national effort to screen 2,014 first-time
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and American Society for Gastrointestinal
Josephine Ford Cancer Institute at Henry Ford Hospital and the American Cancer Society are set to partner Monday, March 10 to host a community colon health event featuring an interactive, giant
New Ireland PSA Supports March's National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Feb.
STOP Colon Cancer study addresses disparities among uninsured, low-income and Latino patients PORTLAND, Ore., Feb.
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.
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.
Largest and most comprehensive review of 'FIT' finds it is an effective cancer-screening tool OAKLAND, Calif., Feb.
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.
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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