The importance of colorectal cancer screening: how early detection can save lives

The ranks of colorectal cancer are as follows: 2nd leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. Colorectal cancer is called the “silent killer” because it has no symptoms, and is often undiagnosed until it progresses to later stages, making it difficult to treat. However, if colorectal cancer is detected early, it is often […]

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month (March 2024) – District Health Department 10

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – March 2024 important facts by Colorectal Cancer Alliance: Screening is the most important way to prevent or detect this disease early when it is most treatable. If detected early, the survival rate for colorectal cancer is 90%. Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer in the United States. However, it […]

TTUHSC Colorectal Cancer Screening Program Partners with Kendra Scott for Friday Event

Get FIT to Stay Fit, a colorectal cancer screening program at Texas Tech University Physicians and Surgeons, a medical facility at Texas Tech University Health Science Center (TTUHSC) in Amarillo, will benefit from a Kendra Scott shopping event this week become. Kendra Scott at Westgate Mall will be hosting a shopping event on Friday, March […]

Why does screening start at the age of 45?

Dr. Mitchell Kang is a board-certified gastroenterologist at Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group. He sees patients at Kaiser He Permanente Caton Hill Medical Center. A few years ago, doctors told patients over the age of 50 that they should be tested for colon cancer. Right now, we’re telling patients over 45 to get screened. What is […]

Free colon cancer screening test kits available at local drive-thru events

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Free take-home screening tests for colon cancer will be distributed at several drive-thru events scheduled in Decatur, Lincoln, Springfield and Taylorville. It is sponsored by the Regional Cancer Partnership, which includes Springfield’s Memorial Health and SIU School of Medicine. Clinic and HSHS St. John’s Hospital. “March is Colorectal Awareness Month and we […]

Best Liver Treatment: Compassionate Care, Proven Results

Liver Treatment in Agra

In today’s fast-paced world, a busy schedule is now considered a hallmark of modern living. Many people may be unaware of this lifestyle’s significant adverse effects on our health while managing responsibilities to their families, careers, and social lives. The liver is the one organ that is most affected and bears the brunt of our […]

New stool test could detect more colon cancers sooner

By Carol Tanzer Miller HealthDay Reporter Monday, February 12, 2024 Dutch researchers have developed a new stool test that appears to be able to detect colon polyps more accurately than current tests. “Current tests work well, but there is still room for improvement,” said Dr. Gerrit Mayer, lead researcher at the Netherlands Cancer Institute in […]

CAD-assisted colonoscopy and advanced adenoma

October 10, 2023written by Sharon Reynolds Computer-assisted detection can help doctors performing colonoscopies find more polyps, but it doesn’t necessarily find the tumors most likely to progress to cancer. Credit: iStock Artificial intelligence (AI) is suddenly everywhere. From ChatGPT to automated customer service “agents,” computers’ ability to perform increasingly complex tasks is transforming society. AI […]

To investigate interobserver agreement among endoscopists to grade the morphology and predict histopathology of colorectal lesions in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

August 19, 2023 Patients diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at increased risk of colorectal cancer. To detect precancerous or cancerous polyps early in these patients, current guidelines recommend starting surveillance colonoscopy after 8 to 10 years. IBD Every 1-2 years after diagnosis. Background mucosal inflammation in patients IBD Colorectal lesions can be difficult […]