precancerous polyps

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Name: precancerous polyps
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Cancer Answers Column

Question: I have a family history of colon cancer. Should I be screened?The short answer is "yes." You need to be screened by colonoscopy depending upon the age of diagnosis of your family member.Colon cancer affects almost 6 percent of the U.S. population, ... [Published Santa Maria Times - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Anonymous donor pays for terminally ill young doctor's last flight home to Lubbock

Blue lights illuminated the runway against the dark evening sky for Joshua’s landing.Airport personnel kept busy clearing the space where the plane would stop and prepared to wave reddish orange lights to guide it in.At the door of the Lubbock Aero building, ... [Published Lubbock Online - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Issuance of Proposed Rule for Medicare Physician Fee Schedule is Encouraging, But Does Not Address Critical Codes Under Current Review

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lauren Musiol [email protected] (336) 692-4238 Presidents of Three Gastroenterology Societies ReactWASHINGTON (July 7, 2014) - By announcing plans to review and revise the process for setting physician reimbursement in the ... [Published Noodls - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

What you should eat

I’ve read about all the things I shouldn’t eat,” wrote one reader. “What I want to know is, what should I eat?” That letter was my inspiration in writing today’s column, as we celebrate Nutrition Month this July.She’s not actually alone. Many people know ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Vets have plenty to say about VA

Dozens of veterans from across southwest Ohio called the I-Team when the Phoenix VA Medical Center scandal sparked demands for reform. Many veterans shared their ideas on how to improve care for veterans.Arthur HillArthur Hill, 61, was discharged from ... [Published Dayton Daily News - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

More Effective Colorectal Cancer Prevention with Colonoscopy Doctor with High Rate of Polyp Detection

Recent findings suggest that for more effective colorectal cancer prevention, it’s best to choose a physician for colonoscopy with a higher rate of precancerous polyp detection; meaning that he or she detects more polyps than colleagues in proportion ... [Published CancerConnect.com - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Number 2 cancer is number 1 issue - BBCA

New Zealand’s death rate from cancer is 10 per cent higher than Australia’s, and bowel cancer is the major reason, according to data recently released.Data presented at the New Zealand Cancer Control Trust meeting yesterday in Wellington show that half ... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Tricare honors Men’s Health Month

This June shift your focus towards raising the awareness of men’s health issues, and celebrate the men in your life this Men’s Health Month!There are many health issues that affect men that are preventable if detected early. Prostate cancer is one of ... [Published The Dolphin - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Colon cancer screenings save lives

Suburban moms Shelly Collins and Pam Brandes have an awful lot in common. They don’t know each other, but the Bartlett and Addison women have been on a similar journey and share a profound message of determination, survivorship and the vital importance ... [Published Reflejos - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

7 Colonoscopy Myths Debunked

By Digestive Health Team, Cleveland ClinicEveryone has reasons for not getting a colonoscopy. Often, it’s based on misunderstandings – both about the procedure and about colon cancer, says Carol A. Burke, MD, Director of the Center for Colon Polyp and ... [Published ThirdAge - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Apr 29 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

A patient’s role in ensuring high quality colonoscopy

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 ... [Published KevinMD.com - Apr 29 2014]
First reported Feb 20 2014 - Updated Feb 21 2014 - 2 reports

'Fat Hormone' Tied to Higher Colon Cancer Risk in Obese Men

More precancerous polyps seen in small study as body fat increased ... [Published WebMD Health - Feb 20 2014]

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"A courageous MoH would announce the roll out of a national bowel cancer screening programme modelled on the Waitemata DHB--region pilot, accessible to all regions, socioeconomic and ethnic groups to address a cancer that takes 100+ lives in our country every month" she adds

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Colon and Rectal Cancers: Dietary Factors [Published HealthCentral.com - Jul 26 2014]
Cancer Answers Column [Published Santa Maria Times - Jul 24 2014]
Preventative Medicine Saves Lives [Published Lower Moreland Patch - Jul 23 2014]
Anonymous donor pays for terminally ill young d... [Published Lubbock Online - Jul 18 2014]
Issuance of Proposed Rule for Medicare Physicia... [Published Noodls - Jul 08 2014]
What you should eat [Published Philippine Star - Jul 07 2014]
Vets have plenty to say about VA [Published Dayton Daily News - Jul 05 2014]
More Effective Colorectal Cancer Prevention wit... [Published CancerConnect.com - Jul 03 2014]
Number 2 cancer is number 1 issue - BBCA [Published Voxy.co.nz - Jun 27 2014]
Tricare honors Men’s Health Month [Published The Dolphin - Jun 26 2014]
Colon cancer screenings save lives [Published Reflejos - Jun 22 2014]
7 Colonoscopy Myths Debunked [Published ThirdAge - Jun 20 2014]
A patient’s role in ensuring high quality colon... [Published KevinMD.com - Apr 29 2014]
New Noninvasive Colorectal Cancer Screening Tes... [Published The Huffington Post | Full News Feed - Mar 19 2014]
Colorectal: Second leading cause of cancer deaths [Published Plainview Daily Herald - Mar 01 2014]
'Fat Hormone' Tied to Higher Colon Cancer Risk ... [Published WebMD Health - Feb 20 2014]
'Fat Hormone' Tied to Higher Colon Cancer Risk ... [Published MedlinePlus Health News - Feb 20 2014]
Wondering about Stomach/colon cancer [Published HealthBoards - Feb 18 2014]
ACP Increase screening for second leading cause... [Published BioPortfolio - Dec 12 2013]
Miraca Life Sciences Implements DNA Mismatch Re... [Published PRWeb - Oct 15 2013]
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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 WebMD Health - Feb 20 2014]
More precancerous polyps seen in small study as body fat increased ...
'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 ...
Wondering about Stomach/colon cancer [Published HealthBoards - Feb 18 2014]
Hi My name is Michelle and I'm 45 yrs old. I'm new to the board. My mom's mom had colon cancer, my mom has had polyps (non precancerous) and I have had both polyps and precancerous polyps. I've always had stomach pain for as long as I remember. It is ...
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