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Cancers Caught During Screening Colonoscopy are More Survivable

March 2nd, 2017

Cancers Caught During Screening Colonoscopy are More Survivable

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

Patients whose colorectal cancer (CRC) is detected during a screening colonoscopy are likely to survive longer than those who wait until they have symptoms before having the test. The study, “Survival in patients with colorectal cancer diagnosed by screening colonoscopy,” looked at 312 patients in 10 gastroenterology practices in Germany, all aged 55 or older, […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, colonoscopy, colorectal cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Rectal Cancer, screening, Screening/Prevention Colon Cancer, Screening/Prevention Rectal Cancer


EPI proColon® – Novel Blood Screening Test Approved for Colorectal Cancer Detection

May 2nd, 2016

EPI proColon® – Novel Blood Screening Test Approved for Colorectal Cancer Detection

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Epi proColon®, a test that screens for colorectal cancer from a simple blood draw. The approval specifies that EPI proColon is only indicated for individuals at an average risk of developing colorectal cancer who choose not to undergo other colorectal cancer screening methods specified in […]

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Tags: approval, Colon Cancer, colorectal cancer, EPI proColon, fda, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, non-invasive, Rectal Cancer, risk, screening, Screening/Prevention Colon Cancer


Pass It On: It’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March 3rd, 2016

Pass It On: It’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

The colon and rectum are parts of the digestive system, and make up the large intestine. Most of the large intestine is made up of the colon, a muscular tube about five feet long, with the rectum making up the final 6 inches of the digestive tract. Most cancers that form here begin as a […]

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Tags: Anal Cancer, Colon Cancer, colorectal cancer, prevention, Rectal Cancer, screening


Study Shows Polypectomy as Effective as Partial Colon Resection

July 2nd, 2014

Study Shows Polypectomy as Effective as Partial Colon Resection

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A team from Stony Brook University reported that patients requiring removal of colon polyps could be effectively treated with laparoscopic-assisted polypectomy (LACP) and that the procedure required fewer resources than did partial colon resection (laparoscopic hemicolectomy, LHC), a common treatment for these patients. In this randomized study presented at the 2014 Digestive Disease Week (DDW) […]

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Tags: Adjuvant (I-III, A-C) Colon Cancer, Colon Cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, polypectomy, prevention, screening, Screening/Prevention Colon Cancer, surgery


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