precancerous polyps

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Name: precancerous polyps
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Preparing for Easter and sharing health tips

Today, we came together as a family should and celebrated an early Easter dinner with the many tasty dishes which were brought in by our members. All of the Easter Bunny's helpers at the Etowah Area Senior Citizen Center have been busy filling eggs with ... [Published Daily Post-Athenian - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Colon cancer risk may depend on your doctor, study finds

Study: Those who spot more polyps have healthier patients Your risk of developing colon cancer may depend partly on having a doctor who often spots precancerous growths during patients’ colonoscopy screenings, a new study suggests.Colonoscopy is one of ... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

*Colonoscopies vs. DNA signatures to diagnose colorectal polyps*

People over 50 (or younger, if there is a family history) know they have to undergo a colonoscopy periodically to find and eliminate precancerous growths in the colon to prevent the development of deadly colon cancer.But they find it scary just to ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Cologaurd Study Shows Unprecedented Cancer-Detection Rates

ROCHESTER, Minn.—Results of a clinical trial of Cologuard show unprecedented rates of precancer and cancer detection by a noninvasive test. The detection rates are similar to those reported for colonoscopy. The results were published in late March in ... [Published EndoNurse - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 3 reports

Noninvasive Colorectal Cancer Screening Tool Shows Unprecedented Detection Rates

Dana Sparks (@danasparks) published a blog post · March 19th, 2014 Mayo Clinic research results presented in NEJM could change colorectal screening practiceROCHESTER, Minn. — March 19, 2014 — Results of a clinical trial of Cologuard show unprecedented ... [Published Mayo Clinic College of Medicine - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Doctors' Skill at Colonoscopy May Affect Patients' Colon Cancer Risk: Study

(HealthDay News) -- Your risk of developing colon cancer may depend partly on having a doctor who often spots precancerous growths during patients' colonoscopy screenings, a new study suggests.Colonoscopy is one of the ways doctors screen for colon cancer. ... [Published Philly.com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Unprecedented detection rates achieved with noninvasive colorectal cancer screening tool

Results of a clinical trial of a noninvasive, multitarget, stool DNA test showed unprecedented rates of precancer and cancer detection by a noninvasive test. The detection rates are similar to those reported for colonoscopy.The test, known as Cologuard, ... [Published Chemotherapy Advisor - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 3 reports

Exact Sciences' Colon Cancer Test Gains Approval from FDA Advisers Despite Associated Risks

The FDA's committee of genetic experts voted 10-0 that the benefits of Exact Sciences' Cologuard test outweigh its risks. The vote amounts to a recommendation for the FDA to approve the test from Exact Sciences of Madison, Wis. The agency is not required ... [Published American Journal of Managed Care - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 4 reports

EXACT SCIENCES : Noninvasive colorectal cancer screening tool shows unprecedented detection rates

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly -- Results of a clinical trial of Cologuard show unprecedented rates of precancer and cancer detection by a noninvasive test. The detection rates are similar to those reported for colonoscopy. The ... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

FDA reviews DNA-based colon cancer screening kits

FDA scientists have questions about the accuracy and the real-world impact of the kits, if they are approved. The agency posted its reviews of the tests from Epigenomics and Exact Sciences online, ahead of a two-day meeting that starts Wednesday.Doctors ... [Published Vallejo Times-Herald - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 2 reports

Noninvasive Colon Cancer Screening Highly Accurate

Colon cancer screening showed promise at detecting cancer cells without leaving the houseMarch 21, 2014 / Author: Doug Hanson / Reviewed by: Joseph V. Madia, MDRate This ArticleAverage RatingYour Rating(dailyRx News) Colon cancer is a treatable form ... [Published Daily Rx - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

Colonoscopy Is Good, Not Perfect

(HealthDay News) -- Colorectal cancer is missed in about 6 percent of colonoscopies, according to a new study."Not only did we find that colonoscopy isn't perfect, we discovered a number of factors associated with these 'missed' cancers," study lead author ... [Published Philly.com - Mar 21 2014]

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...preparation quality, demographic factors and procedural factors," said study lead author Stacy B Menees, MD, University of Michigan Health System. "We found that more than 90 percent of endoscopists' recommendations for timing of surveillance colonoscopy in average-risk patients with one to two small polyps were consistent with guideline recommendations. Quality of preparation was strongly associated with deviation from guideline recommendations."
"It was an honor to present this award to Dr. Muska," said Eric Shipman, Public Health & Safety Committee Chairman. "Personally, knowing and working with Trish, the committee could not have selected a more deserving inaugural recipient of this award."
Sound Bite - RESULTS SIMILAR TO COLONOSCOPY (Dr. David Ahlquist/Mayo Clinic Gastroenterologist) "If one compares the results that we saw with Cologuard, for example the 94 percent detection rate for the earliest stage cancers, that would compare very well with the reported detection rates for colonoscopy, which are in the 92 percent to 96percent range based on the most recent follow up studies.”  [TRT :24]"
...He added, "During 2014, we are focused on the launch of Cologuard, providing world-class service through our clinical lab to physicians and patients that increases screening compliance, and continuing to innovate to build future value."

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Study Explores Colonoscopy Frequency for Averag... [Published EndoNurse - Apr 17 2014]
Study quantifies adherence to recommended surve... [Published News-Medical.Net - Apr 17 2014]
Preparing for Easter and sharing health tips [Published Daily Post-Athenian - Apr 16 2014]
Surveillance colonoscopy recommendations for av... [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 16 2014]
Screening is best defense against colorectal ca... [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Apr 14 2014]
Colon cancer risk may depend on your doctor, st... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Apr 13 2014]
*Colonoscopies vs. DNA signatures to diagnose c... [Published Jerusalem Post - Apr 13 2014]
Hanover Township presents inaugural Trisha L. S... [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 11 2014]
Cologaurd Study Shows Unprecedented Cancer-Dete... [Published EndoNurse - Apr 10 2014]
Noninvasive Colorectal Cancer Screening Tool Sh... [Published Mayo Clinic College of Medicine - Apr 09 2014]
Advanced Home Stool Test Finds Colorectal Cance... [Published Mayo Clinic College of Medicine - Apr 09 2014]
Exact Sciences raises nearly $120M, focused on ... [Published Fierce BioMarkers - Apr 08 2014]
Study: Colonoscopies Miss 6 Percent of Colorect... [Published EndoNurse - Apr 07 2014]
Doctors' Skill at Colonoscopy May Affect Patien... [Published Philly.com - Apr 03 2014]
Unprecedented detection rates achieved with non... [Published Chemotherapy Advisor - Apr 02 2014]
Goal is ‘80 percent by 2018’ [Published Kauai Garden Island News - Apr 02 2014]
VolitionRX : President and CEO of VolitionRx Is... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 02 2014]
Spread Of Colon Cancer Linked To Single Protein... [Published Medical Daily - Apr 01 2014]
Obesity, Not Poor Diet, Ups Colon Cancer Risk; ... [Published Medical Daily - Apr 01 2014]
Exact Sciences' and Epigenomics' colon cancer t... [Published Fierce BioMarkers - Apr 01 2014]
Full Spectrum Endoscopy Detects Significantly M... [Published Hospi Medica - Apr 01 2014]
Improved Colon Cancer Diagnosis with Multitarge... [Published Lab Medica - Mar 31 2014]
Folic acid is important, but avoid excessive in... [Published Buffalo News - Mar 29 2014]
Colon Cancer screening saves lives through earl... [Published DCMilitary Andrews Gazette News - Mar 28 2014]
Colon Cancer Rates Drop as Screenings Rise [Published Weight Watchers - Mar 28 2014]
Trunck thankful for recovery [Published Traer Star-Clipper - Mar 28 2014]
Exact Sciences wins unanimous FDA committee app... [Published FierceMedicalDevices - Mar 28 2014]
Nation Briefs 03-28-14 Schlesinger, who was a p... [Published Crescent-News - Mar 28 2014]
Exact Sciences' Colon Cancer Test Gains Approva... [Published American Journal of Managed Care - Mar 28 2014]
Caring for your colon [Published Philippine Online Chronicles - Mar 28 2014]
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'Fat Hormone' Tied to Higher Colon Cancer Risk ... [Published WebMD Health - Feb 20 2014]
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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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