precancerous polyps

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First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

A Potential Game Changer In Cancer Screening

By Ian Cassel :A very important shot was fired last week in the battle for the colorectal cancer diagnostics market. Cancer diagnostics minnow VolitionRx (OTCQB: VNRX ) announced the first tranche of data from its retrospective clinical trial with Hvidovre ... [Published BioPortfolio - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

New test for colon cancer can help save lives

Cancer of the colon and rectum is the third most common cause of cancer in the U.S. It affects roughly 140,000 men and women every year. It is a highly preventable cancer.Colorectal cancer most often begins as a polyp, a noncancerous growth that may develop ... [Published Citrus County Chronicle - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Letter, 9/14: Colorectal cancer

Colon cancer is all too common in Nebraska. An average of 360 Nebraskans die from the disease every year. While the statistic is grim, it could be reduced by half if every person over age 50 was screened for colon cancer.The disease is easily preventable ... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Should Medicare Cover Virtual Colonoscopy Coverage?

RESTON, Va.—The evidence standard that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) used to approve Medicare coverage of a stool DNA colorectal cancer (CRC) screening test, under a new joint approval process with the Food and Drug Administration, ... [Published EndoNurse - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Essential Tools for Digestive Health

“You are what you eat” is a throwaway term that is becoming increasingly closer to the truth, and the more we learn about the micro-biome—the colonies of microbes living in our gut, the more we realize that the gut is in many ways your second brain providing ... [Published New You - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

FDA approves at home colon cancer test

In August 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Cologuard®, an at-home self test for colon cancer developed by the Mayo Clinic and Exact Sciences Corporation . Colorectal cancer is the number two cancer killer in the United States, but ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

ACR cries foul as DNA test beats CTC to Medicare approval

ACR said it's only fair to approve CT colonography (also known as virtual colonoscopy) for screening as well, since it's a better test than colon cancer screening with stool DNA.The DNA stool test (Cologuard, Exact Sciences) was approved on August 12 ... [Published Aunt Minnie - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Study questions colonoscopy surveillance guidelines

For patients who have had precancerous polyps removed, colonoscopy surveillance guidelines may differ depending on the type, according to Counsel & Heal.In a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers tracked 40,826 polypectomy ... [Published FOXNews.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Local GI Doctors Participate In Colonoscopy Performance Study

The gastroenterology specialty physicians of Galen Medical Group hosted visiting physician, Dr. Michael Wallace, professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Fla.  Dr. Wallace updated the Galen GI physicians on their baseline performance in identifying ... [Published Chattanoogan - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Exact Sciences receives FDA approval for colorectal cancer screening test

Exact Sciences Corp., a molecular diagnostics company, has received FDA approval for Cologuard, a noninvasive, stool DNA colorectal cancer screening test. Cologuard is the first noninvasive screening test for colorectal cancer that analyzes both stool ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

8/25/14 - FDA Approves Exact Sciences' Cologuard®; First and Only Stool DNA Noninvasive Colorectal Cancer Screening Test

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Exact Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ: EXAS) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Cologuard, the company's noninvasive, stool DNA colorectal cancer screening ... [Published Pharmacy Choice - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

FDA approves first DNA-based test for colon cancer

Doctors have long used stool tests to look for warning signs of tumors and precancerous polyps.But company studies of Cologuard showed it was more accurate at detecting cancerous tumors and worrisome polyps than traditional stool blood tests. Cologuard ... [Published Columbia Daily Tribune - Aug 13 2014]

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Some cancer screening tests are worthwhile, but... [Published Washington Post - 4 hours ago]
Belgium's VolitionRx touts positive early resul... [Published Fierce BioMarkers - Sep 17 2014]
A Potential Game Changer In Cancer Screening [Published BioPortfolio - Sep 16 2014]
A Potential Game Changer In Cancer Screening [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 16 2014]
New test for colon cancer can help save lives [Published Citrus County Chronicle - Sep 16 2014]
Churches combat health disparities in minoritie... [Published Houston Chronicle - Sep 16 2014]
VNRX: Data Supports NuQ Utility in Colon Cancer [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 15 2014]
Letter, 9/14: Colorectal cancer [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Sep 14 2014]
Should Medicare Cover Virtual Colonoscopy Cover... [Published EndoNurse - Sep 11 2014]
Churches combat health disparities in minoritie... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 10 2014]
Essential Tools for Digestive Health [Published New You - Sep 07 2014]
FDA approves at home colon cancer test [Published Examiner.com - Sep 05 2014]
Can Cologuard Improve Colon Cancer Screening Ra... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Sep 04 2014]
What about CT colonography? [Published HealthImaging - Sep 03 2014]
Family that lost loved one works to raise aware... [Published TheDailyNews - Sep 02 2014]
ACR to CMS: Cover virtual colonoscopy [Published FierceMedicalImaging - Sep 02 2014]
ACR cries foul as DNA test beats CTC to Medicar... [Published Aunt Minnie - Aug 28 2014]
Study questions colonoscopy surveillance guidel... [Published FOXNews.com - Aug 28 2014]
Medicare Approval of DNA Colorectal Cancer Test... [Published Newswise - Aug 28 2014]
Your Health Is the Result of a Symbiotic Relati... [Published Mercola - Aug 28 2014]
Local GI Doctors Participate In Colonoscopy Per... [Published Chattanoogan - Aug 27 2014]
Free Tuesday Trends sample: Exact Sciences risi... [Published Wis Business.com - Aug 27 2014]
Exact Sciences receives FDA approval for colore... [Published Individual.com - Aug 26 2014]
8/25/14 - FDA Approves Exact Sciences' Cologuar... [Published Pharmacy Choice - Aug 25 2014]
FDA Approves Exact Sciences’ Cologuard Cancer S... [Published Clinical Lab Products - Aug 19 2014]
United States : FDA approves new at-home stool ... [Published Pharmacy Choice - Aug 19 2014]
FDA approves more reliable at-home screening te... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 18 2014]
FDA approved new “at-home test” that may detect... [Published Kicker Daily News - Aug 18 2014]
Women and Cancer [Published Clinical Lab Products - Aug 16 2014]
Where Will Cologuard Fit Into CRC Screening? [Published General Medicine eJournal - Aug 15 2014]
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Top stories in health and medicine, August 8, 2014 [Published KevinMD.com - Aug 08 2014]
From  MedPage Today : Ain’t No Sunshine in This Act . Robert Harbaugh, MD, just wanted to do the right thing. Gut Bacteria May Aid Testing for Colon Cancer . Analysis of gut bacteria in stool samples improved detection of colon cancer or precancerous ...
A patient’s role in ensuring high quality colon... [Published KevinMD.com - Apr 29 2014]
The American Cancer Society recently released important new data showing that the rate at which people are diagnosed with colon cancer in the U.S. has dropped 30% in the last ten years for those aged 50 and older.  Much of this decline was attributed ...
'Fat Hormone' Tied to Higher Colon Cancer Risk ... [Published MedlinePlus Health News - Feb 20 2014]
More precancerous polyps seen in small study as body fat increased Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Colonic Polyps , Hormones , Obesity ...
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