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2014-10-30 08:36:26

Full Spectrum Endoscopy® Welcomed by Doctors at Medical Conferences ATLANTA, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EndoChoice(®) announced the release of study data supporting the efficacy of the Fuse(®) Full Spectrum Endoscopy System(®). These studies were presented simultaneously by leading gastroenterologists at the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual Scientific Session in Philadelphia, PA, and the United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) in Vienna, Austria....

2014-10-28 23:03:44

The family medical practice is now an accredited Lung Cancer Screening Center. Evans, GA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Center for Primary Care has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program which recognizes facilities that have committed to practice safe, effective diagnostic care for individuals at the highest risk for lung cancer. In order to receive this elite...

2014-10-21 08:33:34

-- LUME-COLON 1 will evaluate the efficacy and safety of nintedanib in specific patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) whose disease has progressed on previous treatment RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced enrollment of the first patient in a new global Phase III study in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the world, with nearly 1.4 million new cases...

2014-10-20 08:32:07

LONDON, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norgine B.V. today announced that the Phase II study of its novel, low volume bowel preparation, NER1006, presented at the 79th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), Philadelphia, PA, has met its primary efficacy end point of stool weight and co-primary endpoint of cleansing success. The study demonstrated high quality bowel cleansing efficacy with NER1006 vs. MOVIPREP(R) in screening colonoscopy...

2014-10-19 04:20:53

Financing to support clinical studies & development of Check-Cap colon imaging system ISFIYA, Israel, Oct. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Check-Cap, Ltd., developer of the world's first preparation-free, non-invasive, high-resolution imaging system for colorectal cancer screening, today announced the closing of a financing to support clinical development of the Check-Cap imaging system. The financing was led by Fosun Pharma, a leading Chinese healthcare company, joined by existing...

2014-10-17 23:07:56

GI Supply was proud to support AliveAndKickn’s 3rd Annual AliveAndKickathon event that attracted 300 participants to raise money for colon cancer awareness. Camp Hill, PA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 David Dubin is a two-time colon cancer survivor who has dedicated his time, sweat, and soccer skills to advocate for colorectal cancer awareness through his foundation, AliveAndKickn. He knows that approximately 5% of Americans will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in their lifetime, and...

2014-10-17 16:24:53

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente Southern California announced today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Quality Care Symposium in Boston, that it is committed to cutting the number of colorectal cancer deaths in half by 2023. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer in the United States, yet 1 in 3 adults are not adequately screened. Colon cancer, when discovered early, is...

2014-10-13 12:27:14

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (® )(CTCA) will feature multiple presenters at the 11(th) annual International Conference of The Society for Integrative Oncology taking place on October 26-28 in Houston, Texas. CTCA physicians will be making both oral and poster presentations in addition to the Plenary Session that will feature Maurie Markman, MD, President of Medicine and Science and a pre-conference workshop where...

2014-10-09 23:04:24

According to a new iData Research gastrointestinal endoscopic market report, the U.S. and European gastrointestinal endoscopic market, led by Olympus, Boston Scientific and Cook Medical, will be shaped by reimbursement changes, increased commoditization and technological innovation, reports. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. and European...

2014-10-08 08:26:55

DUBLIN, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Crohn's Disease Drug Market and Pipeline Analysis" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Under the umbrella of inflammatory bowel diseases, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two most common disorders. Though both these disorders have similar symptoms, the difference arises in the areas affected in the gastrointestinal tract (GI tract). The Crohn's...


Latest Colorectal cancer Reference Libraries

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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