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2014-08-13 23:01:47

North Texas Chapter of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals and Baylor Research Institute, join with Myriad Genetics, Lynch Syndrome International, Progeny and Ambry Genetics to bring global expert, Patrick Lynch, JD, MD, to Dallas to present lifesaving information on Lynch syndrome (HNPCC), a hereditary cancer condition, to bring a community outreach presentation, Saturday, August 16, 2014. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The North Texas Chapter of the Association of...

2014-06-24 09:58:56

University of Michigan Health System African-Americans half as likely to have genetic marker linked to better survival African-Americans with colon cancer are half as likely as Caucasian patients to have a type of colon cancer that is linked to better outcomes. The finding may provide insight into why African-Americans are more likely to die of colon cancer than Caucasians with the same stage of disease. The population-based study of 503 people with colon cancer found that 14...

2014-06-08 23:01:42

World experts specializing in education on Lynch syndrome hereditary cancers will be presenting at a one day conference facilitated by Lynch Syndrome International and Creighton University Health Sciences, Continuing Education at the Buena Vista Palace, in Orlando, Florida on June 21st. Vacaville, California (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 World experts will converge on Orlando, Florida on Saturday, June 21st, presenting a one day comprehensive conference on Lynch syndrome hereditary cancers,...

2014-06-01 12:20:16

Diagnostic insights into gene mutations in solid tumor cancers will aid therapy selection and prognosis for patients and advance research NEW YORK and MADISON, N.J., June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the world's oldest and largest private cancer center, and Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced a joint collaboration that will utilize MSK's clinical and research insights into...

2014-05-17 23:00:18

"We, at Lynch Syndrome International, share the world’s grief, vowing to uphold his legacy of living each moment of life, coupled with a positive attitude and leaving something behind to make the world a better place than the one he entered." Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 Nineteen year old Stephen Sutton, of the UK, passed away on May 14th, 2014, after battling the metastases of colorectal cancer he incurred approximately four years ago, at the age of fifteen. Sutton...

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,...

2014-03-21 23:01:36

To protect families and save lives, western Governors have proclaimed March 22, 2014 Lynch Syndrome Hereditary Cancer Awareness Day in their states. They encourage people to learn their family history of cancers and discuss it with their physicians, for early diagosis and treatment of hereditary cancers. Laughlin, NV (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 United States Governors have proclaimed Saturday, March 22nd, Lynch Syndrome Hereditary Cancer Awareness Day in the southwestern states of Nevada,...

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,...

2014-02-26 08:29:58

Company Supports March's Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month by Participating in the One Million Strong Screening Event in New York City on March 3 MADISON, N.J., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced new pathology and blood test offerings to help identify and assess an individual's risk of Lynch syndrome, also known as hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC), an inherited...

2014-02-25 23:27:02

“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. Felice Schnoll-Sussman, a gastroenterologist and director of The Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Colon cancer, the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United...


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