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Hattie Gladwell: I Thought Ileostomy Surgery Meant My Boyfrie...

I was admitted to hospital for suspected appendicitis. A week later, my appendix out and two failed colonoscopies, I was rushed into theatre and operated on for four hours before waking up with an ileostomy bag. For those of you that don't know ... Huffington Post UK, 23 hours ago

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What if you could get a colonoscopy without drinking that terrible liquid?

There is general agreement that colonoscopies save lives. About 140,000 people will come down with colon or rectal cancers this year, according to the American Cancer Society, and about 50,000 people will die from those diseases. Yet an estimated ...
 Washington Post3 days ago You may not have to drink that nasty liquid before your colonoscopy  Washington Post1 week ago
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Doctors Aren't Recommending Colon Cancer Tests To Those Who Need It Most

By Janice Neumann ( Health) - Racial minorities may be more likely to forego colon cancer screening than whites because their healthcare providers don't recommend the potentially life-saving tests, a new study in California suggests. "It was ...
 Huffington Post3 days ago Doctors lapse may explain some minority lag in colon cancer screens  Yahoo! News2 days ago Two-week international diet swap shows potential effects of food on colon cancer risk  Ecancer Medicalscience1 week ago Can a Diet Swap Lower Colon Cancer Risk?  Epoch Times3 weeks ago

Too Few Younger, High-Risk Americans Get a Colonoscopy: Study

Those with a family history of disease should have screening at age 40, but only 38 percent do. A majority of people with a family history of colon cancer are not getting screened for the disease early enough, a new study finds. Guidelines say ...
 Illinois Manufacturing Association1 day ago Too Few Younger, High-Risk People Get Colonoscopy  WebMD1 week ago Study says 1 in 4 adults medically underinsured  AZCentral.com1 week ago Public Policy Reimbursement Monitor - 2  Insurance News Net3 weeks ago

Bowel screening to become less of a pain in the backside

Preparing for a colonoscopy isn't fun. Patients must fast and drink litres of fluid laced with foul-tasting chemicals to clean out their bowels. The good news is that a more friendly alternative is in the pipeline. Researchers developing the ...
 New Scientist1 week ago

Colon cancer screening program for Hispanic men wins grant

University Health System , based in San Antonio, has been awarded a nearly $1.5 million grant to expand its colorectal cancer screening program for Hispanic men. The funds, awarded by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas , will ...
 MySanAntonio1 week ago
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Which cancer screenings do you need?

Mammograms at 40 or 50? Every year or every other year? What's the best colon check? Screening for cancer has gotten more complicated in recent years with evolving guidelines that sometimes conflict. Attempts by a group of American doctors to ease ...
 Sunday Observer5 days ago ACP Weighs in on Mystery of Mammogram Testing  Surgical Products1 week ago U.S. doctor group looks to clear the air about screening for cancers  Japan Times1 week ago Doctor Group Seeks to Clear Confusion in Cancer Screening  ABC News1 week ago

Study Finds Non-Invasive Colon Cancer Screening May Be Promising for African-Americans

Stool DNA (sDNA) testing, a new non-invasive technology for colon cancer screening, is a promising alternative to colonoscopy for African Americans, according to a new study presented at Digestive
 Infrosoft1 week ago Study finds new colon cancer screening as promising alternative to colonoscopy for African Americans  NewsOnFeeds.com1 week ago Non-invasive colon cancer screening may be promising for African-Americans, study finds  Science Daily1 week ago Type 2 diabetes screening followed by treatment could reduce risk of cardiovascular disease, death  NigerianHerald.com1 week ago

Ready for Difficult Colonoscopies?

NO SURE THING The patient you'd expect to be as routine as they come may turn out to be just the opposite. C an you tell just by looking at a patient that the colonoscopy you're about to start isn't going to be run-of-the-mill? True, you know that ...
 Outpatient Surgery2 weeks ago

Israelis find way of detecting colon cancer by routine blood test

Maccabi HMO and Medial Research scientists have gotten EU, Israeli approval; developers say method is as accurate as the fecal occult blood test. Israeli researchers have developed a system to identify people at increased risk of colorectal cancer ...
 Haaretz2 weeks ago
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