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2008-10-03 09:00:08

By ROSALIE ROBLES CROWE September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and this year it appeared that a new screening test would translate to major inroads against the disease. In June, OvaSure, an ovarian cancer screening test went on the market, touted by its manufacturer, LabCorp, for its high accuracy in predicting which women in a high-risk group would get ovarian cancer. The company claimed "high specificity" - 99.4 percent - in its ability to discriminate between...

2008-06-17 00:00:20

Challenges Global Community to Create Socially Relevant Films to be Distributed on MSN mPRm Public Relations, for Filmaka Susan Yin, 323-933-3399 syin@mprm.com Filmaka (www.filmaka.com), a global digital entertainment studio and robust online creative community, today announced a partnership with WhatOnEarthIsGoingOn? Ltd. to provide creative artists around the world with an opportunity to produce content for its socially relevant online channel - WhatOnEarthIsGoingOn?, distributed on...

2005-03-14 12:40:00

Studies suggest the technique still needs refinement HealthDayNews -- Colonoscopy is the potentially life-saving procedure that everyone over 50 knows they should get, but one that few want to endure. It utilizes a tiny camera inside a slender tube that's inserted through the rectum. This lets the physician look for early signs of cancer inside the entire large intestine, from the rectum all the way through the colon to the lower end of the small intestine. But it requires the use of powerful...

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