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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who have had a colonoscopy in the past decade are less likely to be diagnosed with advanced colon cancer than those who haven't been screened recently, according to a new study. Researchers found less-invasive tests,...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Offering women information on colon cancer screening via the web does not get them to take up screening any more effectively than printed materials, according to a new study. "It's disappointing that the web didn't have more...
Richard Fiske Bailey tries hard not to let Parkinson's disease slow him down. He has a license to drive motorcycles. He bikes. He walks without a cane or walker. But there are moments when the disorder affects him, said Bailey, 59. Sometimes he drags...
A simple, cheaper exam of just the lower part of the bowel can cut the risk of developing colon cancer or dying of the disease, a large federal study finds. Many doctors recommend a more complete test — colonoscopy — but many people refuse...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesColorectal cancer kills more Americans than any other cancer except lung cancer. But the death toll doesn't have to be as high as it is. Screening works. The American Cancer Society estimates that such tests saved 70,000 lives in the last 20 years. "Just...
The cancers that most frequently affect men are prostate, colon, lung and skin cancer. Knowing about these types of cancer—and how they can be prevented or found early—can save your life. Prostate Cancer The chance of getting prostate cancer...
More than 100,000 Americans are diagnosed with colon cancer each year — making it the third most common cancer among men and women in the United States. As a pathologist, I diagnose colon cancer and other diseases on a daily basis. I know that...
U.S. News & World ReportYou probably saw the recent headline: Colonoscopy may not be as effective as previously thought at preventing colorectal cancer, which killed an estimated 50,000 people last year. But whether the procedure cuts the risk of getting and dying from colon...
Times Staff WriterThe most commonly used test to detect colorectal cancer identifies only about a quarter of precancerous growths and is not an effective tool unless used yearly, Department of Veterans Affairs researchers report Thursday. Colorectal cancer is the second...
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