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Tokyo, Aug 10, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd.
LAS VEGAS, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Kaveh Kardooni joins Desert Radiologists' expert team of Board Certified Radiologists, specializing in Neuroradiology. Dr. Kardooni graduated from the State University of New York with a bachelor of science in biology.
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a nationwide research poll released today by the Colon Cancer Alliance and Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) suggest that one in three of men and women age 60-70 who have been screened for colon cancer have done so only once, suggesting a failure to follow medical guidelines that call for periodic testing after initial screening at age 50 by colonoscopy and other methods.
Among Medicare beneficiaries, a large portion of colonoscopies for screening purposes are performed more frequently than recommended intervals.
Medicare coverage and nationwide utilization of computed tomographic colonography (CTC), commonly referred to as virtual colonoscopy, has tripled in recent years.
SEATTLE, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the fact that colon cancer screening saves lives, the majority of U.S. adults age 50 and over who are eligible for such screening fail to take advantage of it.
Despite the absence of Medicare coverage, hospital use of computed tomographic colonography (CTC), commonly referred to as virtual colonoscopy, is on the rise.
Providing computed tomography colonography (CTC) â€” otherwise known as virtual colonoscopy â€” as an alternative to conventional colonoscopy could improve colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates.
Computed tomography colonography (CTC) â€” otherwise known as virtual colonoscopy â€” is feasible in remote health centers where optimal colonoscopy is limited.
Computed tomography colonography -- CTC or virtual colonoscopy -- not only identifies colorectal cancer (CRC) but also doubles the incidence of identifying significant early lesions outside the colon, resulting in lives saved.