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New Evidence That Colonoscopy Reduces Cancer Risk, Mortality

PHILADELPHIA — Colonoscopy reduces cancer risk and mortality in patients with inflammatory bowel disease, according to the largest study of its kind, presented here at the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting. ... Medscape, 2 days ago
The impact of colon cancer in The Bahamas Nassau Guardian, 4 days ago

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Just before your colonoscopy, youll change into a hospital gown. Most people receive some type of sedative, usually in pill form. During the procedure, youll lie on your side on a padded examination table. Your doctor may position you with your ...
 MSN UK3 days ago Quick colonoscopy follow-up leads to overuse  FierceMedicalImaging1 week ago Endoscopists Recommend Frequent Colonoscopies, ...  MedIndia3 weeks ago Overuse of colonoscopies  Medical News Today3 weeks ago
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8 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Colon Cancer

Being diagnosed with colon cancer, as with any cancer, is scary. It also might be a little embarrassing, since it involves a part of the body that's distinctly hidden from view. But colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the ...
 US News & World Report2 days ago

Exact Sciences' Potential Competitor

Summary Cologuard is a stool sample test that screens for colon cancer. ColoMarker is a blood test and will cost significantly less than Exact Sciences' Cologuard test. ColoMarker poses a threat to Cologuards long-term success as the primary ...
 Seeking Alpha3 days ago Exact Sciences climbs after company says Medicare will cover its colon cancer test Cologuard  INO.com2 weeks ago Exact Sciences soars on colon cancer test ruling  Barchart2 weeks ago Cramer's Mad Dash: Exact Science Soars on Medicare Coverage Announcement  TheStreet.com2 weeks ago

Colon Cleansing for Colonoscopy: New Guidelines

I'm Dr David Johnson, professor of medicine and chief of gastroenterology at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. The US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer has just released new evidence-based guidelines on how to improve ...
 General Medicine eJournal1 week ago Can Cologuard Improve Colon Cancer Screening Rates?  Medscape1 month ago

Health care cartels limit Americans' options: Column

Every year, 50,000 Americans die from preventable colon cancer. Because of the invasive and uncomfortable nature of the dreaded colonoscopy, it's no surprise only 50% of at-risk individuals actually get screened. Fortunately, advances in medical ...
 USA Today1 week ago

Ahead of the Bell: Exact Sciences shares soar

Shares of Exact Sciences soared toward an all-time high before the opening bell Friday after the company said its new colon cancer test will be covered by Medicare. The medical diagnostic test maker Sciences is still locking up pricing for its ...
 CNBC2 weeks ago Exact Sciences shares soar after test maker says Medicare will cover Cologuard  FOXBusiness.com2 weeks ago EXACT SCIENCES : shares soar (Ahead of Bell)  4 Traders2 weeks ago

Colon cancer screening program bogged down by wait times

As part of our series, Hacking the system: Making our system work for you , CBC Montreal looks at some of the lengths Quebecers go totry to navigate the health care system. The only clue was a drop in her iron levels. Other than that, there was ...
 CBC2 weeks ago

Colon cancer: Aggressive follow-up not needed after low-risk polyp removal

People who have had colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy to remove low-risk colorectal polyps may have no greater risk of dying from colon cancer than the general public and likely do not need frequent follow-up colonoscopies, according to new findings by ...
 Harvard School of Public Health1 month ago Importance of Surveillance Colonoscopy Questioned  Hospi Medica1 month ago Docs may be performing too many colonoscopies after polyp removal  FierceMedicalImaging1 month ago

Fecal blood test may save more lives than colonoscopy

State public health programs could screen many more low-income and uninsured people for colorectal cancer -- and save up to four times as many lives -- by using stool sample blood tests instead of colonoscopies, finds a new study in Health Services ...
 Science Daily2 days ago New DNA colon cancer test holds hope; R&R rules!  Denver Post1 month ago New colon cancer test; vacation rewards  Arizona Daily Star1 month ago FDA approves at home colon cancer test  Examiner.com1 month ago
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