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Sameer Islam - LubbockOnline.com (blog)



LubbockOnline.com (blog)
 
Sameer Islam 
LubbockOnline.com (blog)
Risk factors for colorectal cancer include a personal history of colorectal polyps, previous diagnosis of inflammatory intestinal conditions such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, and a family history of colon cancer. Surprisingly, 25% of those ...

 


Liquid Biopsy Shows Promise for Colon Cancer | Medpage Today - MedPage Today



Liquid Biopsy Shows Promise for Colon Cancer | Medpage Today 
MedPage Today
High sensitivity, specificity for cancerous, precancerous lesions.

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Could a blood test spot early stage colon cancer? - Medical Xpress



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Could a blood test spot early stage colon cancer? 
Medical Xpress
Of the 620 people, all older than 20, included in the study, 438 were found to have either pre-cancerous growths, known as polyps, or colorectal cancer ranging from early to late-stage in development. For the blood test, the researchers used about a ...

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Prep-free capsule for colorectal cancer screening receives CE mark - Healio



Prep-free capsule for colorectal cancer screening receives CE mark 
Healio
The European Commission gave a CE mark to C-Scan, a capsule used for a preparation-free colorectal cancer screening, according to a press release issued by the manufacturer, Check-Cap. The capsule does not require bowel preparation, fasting or sedation ...

 


Ask a Doctor: Is a colonoscopy really needed? - Chattanooga Times Free Press



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Ask a Doctor: Is a colonoscopy really needed? 
Chattanooga Times Free Press
A: Colonoscopy is a safe, effective means to visually examine the full lining of the colon and rectum, using a flexible, tubular instrument. It is used to diagnose colon and rectum problems and remove colon polyps. Most colonoscopies are done on an ...

 


CTC improves surgical management plans for patients with colorectal cancer - Radiology Business



Radiology Business
 
CTC improves surgical management plans for patients with colorectal cancer 
Radiology Business
In 14 patients, there was detection of five synchronous proximal colon polyps, two imprecise CRC locations, one case of proximal colon ischemia and one instance of tumor infiltration of the bladder. ?All of these preoperative CTC findings proximal to ...

 


5 Presidents Who Hid Their Health Issues - History



History
 
5 Presidents Who Hid Their Health Issues 
History
Although there is little conclusive evidence that the 40th president suffered from Alzheimer's while he was commander in chief, rumors of dementia dogged Reagan throughout his first presidential campaign, where much attention was focused on the 69-year ...

 


Artificial Intelligence Arrives in GI - Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News



Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News
 
Artificial Intelligence Arrives in GI 
Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News
From Siri and Alexa to Netflix recommendations based on viewing habits, artificial intelligence has become an integral part of modern living. In gastroenterology and other fields of medicine, AI is still in its nascent stage. Experts predict, however ...

 


Hybrid APC Assisted EMR for Large Colon Polyps - satPRnews (press release)



Hybrid APC Assisted EMR for Large Colon Polyps 
satPRnews (press release)
Colon Cancer is a major disease that effecting more than 1 million people per year globally. Adenomatous polyps have been identified as the main precursor in lesions leading to colorectal cancer.Colon cancer screening the best way to detect and remove ...

 


Financial Contrast: Check Cap (CHEK) and Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP) - The Lincolnian Online



Financial Contrast: Check Cap (CHEK) and Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP) 
The Lincolnian Online
The Company is engaged in the development of an ingestible imaging capsule that utilizes low-dose X-rays for the detection and imaging of colonic polyps and colorectal cancers, or CRC. The Company's system consists of main components, such as ...

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