10 hrs ago
Popular Gilbert and Scottsdale, AZ Gastroenterologist Now Offers...
He diagnoses and treats patients who have mild to severe issues related to their digestive systems.
17 hrs ago
Why DNA testing isn't always best for customising medical treatment
If doctors discovered you had a 30 per cent chance of developing colon cancer, would you want to know? What if that probability was only 10 per cent, or perhaps as high as 50? Maybe it would depend on what you could do to improve your prognosis - or whether the information would be confidential.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Los Angeles Times
A good alternative to having a colonoscopy? Maybe not
Were you as irked by this problem as your fellow consumers were? http://t.co/hdda So anyone who comes along with a simple, non-invasive alternative is probably going to make a lot of money.
Report: Michigan fails to give enough funding for cancer screening, prevention programs
Michigan isn't targeting enough state funding for cancer prevention and detection or approving other policies, according to a report released Thursday.
Research offers insight into cellular biology of colorectal cancer
A study recently published in the journal Carcinogenesis by researchers at the University of Kansas shows a new role for the protein adenomatous polyposis coli in suppressing colorectal cancer A- the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. Lead author Kristi Neufeld, associate professor in the Department of Molecular Biosciences ... (more)
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Insurance exchanges fail colon cancer patients
The death rate from colon cancer is declining, but treatment takes a severe financial toll on many patients, Greenamyer says.
Sauk Co. man battles colon cancer, raises awareness
At 31, Jim Gainey had a seemingly perfect life. He and his wife, Catherine had two boys, 3-year-old Shamus and 10-month-old Finnegan.
Certain Seniors Advised Against Cancer Screenings
Cancer screenings can help people detect early signs of the disease or put their minds at ease if no trace of cancer is found.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Many Get Cancer Screening at Advanced Ages
Many older adults who are unlikely to live more than 10 years still are given routine screening tests for cancer, new studies show.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Racial disparities in colon cancer treatment
September's issue of the Diseases of the Colon & Rectum identifies racial disparities in colon cancer treatment in an Equal-Access Healthcare System? Accessibility to medical care may be the most important factor influencing differences in colon cancer treatment rates among whites and blacks.
Variable NF-kappaB pathway responses in colon cancer cells treated with chemotherapeutic drugs
The nuclear factor kappa-light-chain-enhancer of activated B cells signaling pathway is activated in cells exposed to various stimuli, including those originating on the cell surface or in the nucleus.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Another trip to Mexico for man battling cancer
Desmond Snyman has 40 tumours on his lungs and doctors have told him he has only another year left to live -- so he's seeking a cure at a Mexican clinic.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
El Paso Times
Rio Grande Cancer Society Foundation to hold Keep on Dancing Cancer Survivor Conference
Dr. Elizabeth L. Richeson, an El Paso psychologist, will be a featured speaker at the Keep on Dancing Cancer Survivor Conference on Saturday.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
San Diego NewsCape
Stool DNA Test
Stool DNA testing is intended to screen healthy people with no symptoms for colon cancer or precancerous polyps.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Robin Williams' death highlights Parkinson's-depression link
Like so many people, I was devastated by the news of Robin Williams' suicide. I had had the sheer joy of interviewing him, and he'd also done a hilarious bit about colonoscopies at a benefit I hosted for colon cancer awareness back in 2002.
Improvement in Code Enforcement
If you take a walk on the village streets, you might notice that there was less garbage on the streets today than there has been recently.
Doctor breaks colonoscopy news to Rob Cardwell
MEDARVA Stony Point Surgery Center will perform 30 free colonoscopies on August 16 in an event called "Bringing Up the Rear."
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Millburn Township family hosting fundraiser for colon cancer research
Each year, former township resident Robin Maxwell and her family would walk in the Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation's 5K to raise money and awareness to combat colon cancer.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
New At-Home Colon Cancer Test: FAQ
Talk to health experts and other people like you in WebMD's Communities. It's a safe forum where you can create or participate in support groups and discussions about health topics that interest you.
Lake Cowichan Gazette
'Concrete Hero' Kyle Summers runs for family
Four years ago on Christmas Day, Kyle's mother died of lung cancer. One day later, his great grandmother passed away from colon cancer.