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The Internet May Be The Worst Place For Info On Colon Cancer

The Internet May Be The Worst Place For Info On Colon Cancer: Study

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For most people surfing the Internet, information on colorectal cancer is too difficult to understand and doesn’t address the key risks of the disease and the biggest concerns that...

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2014-04-07 12:43:00

Wistar Findings Suggest Link between Colon Microbiome and Genome Stability Colorectal cancer develops in what is probably the most complex environment in the human body, a place where human cells cohabitate with a colony of approximately 10 trillion bacteria, most of which are unknown. At the 2014 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting in San Diego, researchers from The Wistar Institute will present findings that suggest the colon “microbiome” of gut bacteria can...

2014-04-04 23:38:06

While most people think they don’t need colonoscopy screenings, Western Washington Medical Group explains dangers of underestimating susceptibility to colorectal cancer. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 “Think of this,” says a new article released by Western Washington Medical Group, “Nearly all of the 150,000 cases of colorectal cancer that are developed each year could have been prevented or detected in early stages if people had had their recommended screenings.”...

2014-04-03 16:24:24

By the National Cancer Institute BETHESDA, Md., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If a screening test could not only catch cancer early but also help to prevent it, could you think of any reason not to have the test? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111018/DC89117LOGO All widely used cancer screening tests aim to detect cancer early, when treatment may be more successful. But several screening tests can also help find abnormal cells that have not yet become cancer,...

2014-04-03 12:30:00

LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Monoclonal Antibodies Market in Gastric and Esophageal Cancers to 2019 - Crowded Late-Stage Pipelines and Favorable Market Conditions Encourage Robust Growth Monoclonal Antibodies Market in Gastric and Esophageal Cancers to 2019 - Crowded Late-Stage Pipelines and Favorable Market Conditions Encourage Robust Growth SummaryGBI Research has released the pharma report "Monoclonal...

2014-04-03 11:51:14

A study of over 224,000 patients and more than 314,000 colonoscopies found that adenoma detection rates closely tracked the future risk of colorectal cancer. The study was published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Colonoscopies screen for colorectal cancer by detecting early, curable cancers. Precancerous adenomas — a type of colon polyp — can also be detected and removed, thereby preventing cancers from developing. "We found that higher levels of detection were associated...

2014-04-03 08:30:50

Research experts seek congressional support for increased research resources for curing stomach cancer DAVIE, Fla., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF) hosted its first ever Stomach Cancer Congressional Briefing on Capitol Hill on February 28, 2014 to bring awareness about the increased incidence rate of stomach cancer in young adults and the need to increase funding to combat stomach cancer. The likelihood of being diagnosed at a younger age...

2014-04-02 23:25:34

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "Medical Equipment Markets in China" Market Analysis and Overview. Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Medical Equipment Markets in China China's demand for medical equipment has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. In the next five years, both production and demand will continue to grow. This new study examines China's economic trends, investment environment, industry development,...

2014-04-02 16:31:57

OAKLAND, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A study of over 224,000 patients and more than 314,000 colonoscopies found that adenoma detection rates closely tracked the future risk of colorectal cancer. The study was published in The New England Journal of Medicine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Colonoscopies screen for colorectal cancer by detecting early, curable cancers. Precancerous adenomas -- a type of colon polyp -- can also be detected and...

2014-04-01 23:27:02

Payman Khorrami, MD, a gastroenterologist in Beverly Hills discusses the importance of Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Every March healthcare professionals around the country recognize Colon Cancer Awareness Month, a time dedicated to spreading information about the importance of colon cancer screening. Payman Khorrami, MD, a board-certified gastroenterologist at La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles sees patients at the Colonoscopy Center of...

2014-04-01 13:06:26

Bottom Line: Taking low doses of aspirin (which inhibits platelet function) after a colon cancer diagnosis appears to be associated with better survival if the tumor cells express HLA class I antigen. Author: Marlies S. Reimers, M.D., Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands, and colleagues. Background: Prior research has suggested aspirin use after a colorectal cancer diagnosis might improve survival. Although the precise mechanism of aspirin's anti-cancer effect is unknown,...


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The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

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