Latest Familial adenomatous polyposis Stories
A colonoscopy specialist from La Peer Health Systems in Beverly Hills responds to a new study linking carbohydrates to colon cancer. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB)
It is not only genetics that predispose to bowel cancer; microbes living in the gut help drive the development of intestinal tumors.
“It’s important for people to understand that with proper screening, colon cancer can not only be detected early, but often can be prevented from developing,” says Dr.
Growing evidence is suggesting that aspirin, the pain reliever drug used to fend off aches and heart disease, may also be able to prevent cancer.
A study presented today by Mayo Clinic researchers at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2012 in Chicago identified two genes that are optimal targets to be analyzed in a new noninvasive test for colorectal cancer developed by Mayo Clinic, in collaboration with Exact Sciences Corporation.
Dr. Don J. Schiller, a renowned expert in Continent Ileostomy surgery, presented at the 2011 UOAA Conference in Reno, Nevada.
UT Southwestern Medical Center has developed a new lifesaving genetic screening program for families at high risk of contracting colorectal cancer, a deadly yet highly preventable form of cancer.
A team led by Johns Hopkins researchers has found that a hereditary colon cancer syndrome, familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), is associated with abnormally dense blood vessel growth in the skin lining the mouth.
The Phoenix Magazine, the official publication of the UOAA (United Ostomy Associations of America) has published â€œAging and the Continent Ostomateâ€, an article by Don J. Schiller, MD, FACS, in the March 2011 edition of the magazine. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2011 Don J.
The vast majority of parents who tested positive for a genetic mutation that increases the risk of melanoma (the most serious form of skin cancer) support genetic testing of their children or grandchildren.