Latest Virtual colonoscopy Stories
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Oak Brook, Ill., March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A family history of colon cancer, also known as colorectal cancer or CRC, puts people at higher than average risk for developing the disease.
Colonoscopy is operator-dependent and substantial numbers of pre-cancerous polyps are missed during colonoscopy.
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan.
Computed tomographic colonography (CTC), also known as virtual colonoscopy, remains effective in screening older patients for colorectal cancer (CRC), produces low referral for colonoscopy rates similar to other screening exams now covered by Medicare, and does not result in unreasonable levels of additional testing resulting from extracolonic findings.
MADISON, N.J., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new blood test that identifies changes in DNA associated with colorectal cancer is now available in the U.S. through Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading cancer diagnostics company.
New report notes that if current trends continue, by 2020 death rates from colorectal cancer could decline by 36 percent Oak Brook, Ill., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) lauds the recent news of the decline in U.S.
TORONTO and CALGARY, Nov.
While risk to individuals is low, findings indicate need for broader system changes.
Researchers from Taiwan report in a new study that unsedated colonoscopy for primary colorectal cancer screening is well accepted in a majority of patients.
Gastroenterologists Applaud President's Call for Coverage BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gastrointestinal specialists from the American College of Gastroenterology applaud President Obama's call to cover preventive screening tests, such as breast cancer exams and colonoscopy.
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