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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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2014-04-04 23:39:27

Jennifer Davagian Ensign, Founder & CEO of Cristcot Inc. today announced that Sephure®, a first-of-its-kind disposable suppository applicator, is now available to the millions of people who require suppository medication therapy. Although suppositories have been around for hundreds of years, there is no standard of care for their administration. Concord, MA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Jennifer Davagian Ensign, Founder & CEO of Cristcot Inc. today announced that Sephure®, a...

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 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...

2014-04-02 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...

2014-03-31 23:26:24

The surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates - http://www.LAcolon.com - are on the forefront of establishing standards for the application of the da Vinci Si™ Robot in colon and rectal surgery. The da Vinci Si™ surgical system is a minimally invasive surgical system, considered to be the latest evolution in minimally invasive technologies. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The surgeons of Los Angeles Colon & Rectal Surgical Associates are now the top...

2014-03-17 23:23:13

Los Angeles Outpatient Surgery Center La Peer Health Systems has published a new infographic helping patients determine when they need a colonoscopy. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 In honor of March being Colon Cancer Awareness month, La Peer Health Systems, an outpatient surgery center in Los Angeles has released a new infographic helping patients better understand important information about colon cancer, such as when to get a colonoscopy. “We chose to do this because we...

2014-03-12 23:23:53

Narconon Freedom Center releases new information on colorectal cancer and drug use in observance of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in America and one of the most dangerous as well. Colorectal cancer often affects people over the age of fifty. It can affect people of any race, and whether or not it strikes you has little to do with what demographic you are from. However, early screening and...

2014-03-11 12:25:43

LONDON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Temperature Monitoring Devices IndustryThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Temperature Monitoring Devices in US$ Thousand by the following Product Segments: Digital Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Electronic Temperature Monitors, and Temperature Strips. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin...

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...


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Sigmoidoscopy
2013-03-04 10:30:47

Sigmoidoscopy is a medical procedure in which the physician is able to visualize the inside walls of the large intestine with a scope placed in the rectum. Only the distal part of the colon, or the sigmoid, is examined as opposed to the entire bowel in a colonoscopy. Reasons for procedure The use of this procedure is mainly for early detection of colorectal cancer, vascular abnormalities or polyps. Studies have shown that this procedure has aided in early detection of colorectal cancer...

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