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OMNI Health Media is a leading online provider of Daily Health News. OMNI’s Cancer Screening News provides summaries of developments in the prevention, screening, and management of Gastrointestinal Health Conditions as they are discovered and reported by physicians and scientists around the world. Our mission is to provide this news, including results of recent clinical trials evaluating new therapies and supportive care strategies in order to better educate patients and their caregivers, ensuring timely access to the best care available.
Start 2018 Right: Plan for Cancer Screening and Save Lives!

January 5, 2018

Start 2018 Right: Plan for Cancer Screening and Save Lives!

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Screening guidelines should initiate conversations with your healthcare team.  Charles H Weaver MD, Editor CancerConnect CancerConnect News: The goal of cancer screening is to find disease at early stages in people who are otherwise asymptomatic—before it causes symptoms and when it may be more easily treatable.  Screening tests are not available for every type of […]

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Protein Circulating in Blood Could Be Key to Early Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer

August 6, 2015

Protein Circulating in Blood Could Be Key to Early Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer

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Research suggests a promising new way to screen for and detect early pancreatic cancer. Certain proteins that circulate in the blood may help identify patients with this disease, for which there’s currently no reliable screening. These findings were published in the journal Nature. Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer. Each year, […]

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Tags: cancer screening, genomic testing, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Pancreatic Cancer, pancreatic screening, Screening/Prevention Pancreatic Cancer


U.S. FDA Issues Warning about Certain Type of Endoscope

February 20, 2015

U.S. FDA Issues Warning about Certain Type of Endoscope

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Safety Communication about a certain type of endoscope­—specifically the device used in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). According to the FDA, the device may be difficult to clean effectively and may spread dangerous bacteria among patients. An endoscope is thin, tube-like instrument that’s used to look […]

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Tags: cancer screening, endoscope, fda, fda warning, Gastric Cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Recurrent Gastric Cancer, Screening/Prevention Gastric Cancer, Stages I-II Gastric Cancer, Stages III-IV Gastric Cancer


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