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2013-09-24 23:00:45

Data Facts Inc – an NAPBS accredited, nationwide Background Screening Company – has created Data 360, a background screening process which saves customers money and streamlines their processes. (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Data 360, the name of the new Data Facts innovative background screening process, allows a business to halt the screening process if the main indicators show a ‘fail’. Tracie Coronado, Data Facts’ Director of Sales for the Background Screening division,...

2013-09-24 23:00:34

In a recent study published by The Oncologist journal, Professor Ding Ma and colleagues at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Huazhong University Tongji Medical College have conducted a decade-long, retrospective, multicenter study aimed at clarifying the changing patterns of care and long-term survival rates that have accompanied the shifting demographics of cervical cancer patients in China. Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Over the last few decades, China, like the...

2013-09-23 11:37:22

Cancer patients can be accurately screened for major depression with a simple two-question survey, according to a study presented Sept. 23 at the American Society for Radiation Oncology's 55th Annual Meeting. The two-question screening test proved to be as accurate as a longer nine-question screening test. The study was presented at plenary session by William Small, Jr., MD, FASTRO, chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology of Loyola University Medical Center. "We found that a...

2013-09-20 23:24:05

Corporate Screening has been selected as a top company in Workforce Management’s 2013 “Hot List” of Background Checking Providers. Middleburg Heights, Ohio (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Corporate Screening Services, Inc. (CS), a leading provider of background screening services, is pleased to announce it has been selected as one of the top companies in Workforce Management magazine’s 2013 “Hot List” of Background Checking Providers. The list features the leading human resource...

2013-09-19 13:24:10

GI Society leaders respond to the latest scientific evidence A study published in the Sept. 19 New England Journal of Medicine provides some of the clearest evidence to date that colonoscopy has advantages over sigmoidoscopy for the prevention of colorectal cancer. Researchers followed 88,902 study participants for 22 years and found that 1,815 developed colorectal cancer. Investigators estimated that 40 percent of those cancers could have been prevented if all of the patients in the...

2013-09-19 13:12:29

Study supports 10-year screening interval, with more frequent intervals if personal history of adenoma or family history of colorectal cancer According to a large, long-term study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), 40% of all colorectal cancers might be prevented if people underwent regular colonoscopy screening. The new research also supports existing guidelines that recommend that people with an average risk of colorectal cancer should have a colonoscopy every 10 years. The...

2013-09-19 13:02:38

A team of researchers, including those from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Harvard School of Public Health, will be reporting study findings that lend powerful scientific backing to the recommendation that people receive a colonoscopy screening to prevent colorectal cancer. By analyzing medical data from nearly 90,000 people in two major health studies, the researchers found that participants who received either a colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy exam –...


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