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2014-03-10 23:02:37

Doctors will discuss signs, symptoms and ways to reduce risk of colorectal cancer. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Humility of Mary Health Partners will present a free dinner presentation about colorectal cancer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 29 at The Fifth Season restaurant, 1400 Niles-Canfield Road, Mineral Ridge. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States for both men and women. About 50,000 Americans die from the disease each year and...

2014-03-10 08:31:29

Leader in GI Endoscopy Promotes Screening for Colorectal Cancer that Affects Millions of Americans Nationwide CENTER VALLEY, Pa., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a precision technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions in Medical and Surgical Products, among other core businesses, announced today its efforts in promoting National Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Awareness Month. March 2014 marks the 15th annual National CRC Awareness Month, observed annually to educate...

2014-03-08 23:02:37

Governor John Kasich has proclaimed March 22, 2014 Lynch Syndrome Hereditary Cancer Awareness Day in the State of Ohio. It is the 11th state to officially proclaim that date during the 2014 National Campaign sponsored by cancer survivors, previvors and others involved in advocacy of the hereditary cancers of Lynch syndrome. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 For the third year in a row, Governor John Kasich of Ohio has joined Governors of other states in proclaiming March 22, 2014,...

2014-03-06 23:30:28

Colorectal Cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States and the 3rd most common cancer in men and in women. Women’s Excellence routinely screens women after the age of 50 at their routine gynecological exam. Birmingham, Michigan (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 With colon cancer being one of the leading cancers in women, Women’s Excellence, now open in Birmingham, Clarkston, and Lake Orion, Michigan, routinely screens women over the age of 50 at their yearly...

2014-03-06 16:27:04

OAKLAND, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grandmother Sherry Jansma had never faced a serious health problem. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO But in 2011, Sherry became one of the 150,000 Americans to be diagnosed that year with colon cancer after an at-home screening test came back positive. Just a few weeks prior, Sherry had opened her mailbox to find the screening test, called a Fecal Immunochemical Test, known as FIT, from Kaiser Permanente. The test sat on...

2014-03-05 08:30:30

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 patients for colon cancer on Friday, March 7. The goal of Screening Day is to not only encourage those who have been delaying a colonoscopy to get screened, but also to motivate individuals to have a conversation with family members about their medical history....

2014-03-04 23:30:56

The Sensus Healthcare SRT-100™ is a non-invasive skin cancer treatment system. The SRT-100™ will provide the local patient community with the most effective, non-surgical and pain free therapy to treat non-melanoma skin cancers, such as Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC), which account for the vast majority of all skin cancers. Roslyn Heights, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Skin Cancer Radiotherapy Institute (SCRI) announced that they are the first medical...

2014-03-04 13:06:04

It is not only genetics that predispose to bowel cancer; microbes living in the gut help drive the development of intestinal tumors, according to new research in mice published in the March issue of The Journal of Experimental Medicine. Bowel cancer, also called colorectal cancer, results from a series of genetic changes (mutations) that cause healthy cells to become progressively cancerous, first forming early tumors called polyps that can eventually become malignant. Although mutations...

2014-03-04 12:26:27

Bums the Word...Laparoscopic Surgery Saves Lives and Sphincters WYNNEWOOD, Pa., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women in the U.S. Faced with these daunting facts, Dr. John Marks, Chief of Colorectal Surgery at Main Line Health and Director of the Mirable Colorectal Cancer Center at Lankenau Medical Center wants Americans to have candid conversations about treatment so they are better prepared should they or...

2014-03-03 08:31:31

- Twenty-Foot Inflatable Colon Pulls into NYC's Grand Central Terminal to Provide Free Colon Health Education on Monday, March 3 NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To raise awareness about colorectal cancer--the nation's second leading cause of cancer-related deaths--Fight Colorectal Cancer, a leading patient advocacy organization, and Bayer HealthCare have teamed up to host a full day of free educational activities in New York City's Grand Central Terminal. The activities are part of...


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Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

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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