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Over 50? Why you should get your you-know-what to the colonoscopy doctor - Minneapolis Star Tribune



Over 50? Why you should get your you-know-what to the colonoscopy doctor 
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Let's talk colonoscopies. To answer your probing questions, we turned to two specialists who say that yes, the nasty prep is worth the hassle. What is a colonoscopy? A screening test to prevent or find early cancers. One in five Minnesotans age 50 and ...

 


Get the facts on colon cancer screening - News - The Herald News ... - Fall River Herald News



Fall River Herald News
 
Get the facts on colon cancer screening - News - The Herald News ... 
Fall River Herald News
As March is National Colorectal Cancer Screening Month, we turned to a noted physician to get the facts on colon cancer prevention. Here, Dr. Thomas Capozza, MD, of PrimaCARE Gastroenterology and a member of Saint Anne's Hospital's medical staff ...
Colonoscopies debunked | Opinion | walkermn.com Walker Pilot Independent

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Top five screenings for better health in 2018 - The Sentinel-Echo



The Sentinel-Echo
 
Top five screenings for better health in 2018 
The Sentinel-Echo
Earlier and more frequent screening may be recommended for individuals at high risk due to family history of colon cancer or polyps, or other risk factors. African-Americans should begin screenings at age 45. Colonoscopy, the most common method of ...

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Clinic finds success with new colon cancer screening - WWBT NBC12 News



Clinic finds success with new colon cancer screening 
WWBT NBC12 News
Of the six completed colonoscopies, all six revealed abnormal premalignant polyps that were removed. Wendy Klein, the medical director for Health Brigade, said they had a high success rate with a 78 percent return. She said the average rate of patients ...

 


Ask the doctors: Colonoscopies best for detecting colon cancers ... - Bennington Banner



Ask the doctors: Colonoscopies best for detecting colon cancers ... 
Bennington Banner
Q: I know that colonoscopies are more thorough than the at-home DNA stool test for colon cancer. But how much better? I have such a terrible time with anesthesia and gas. Both make me nauseated for several days. No one in my family has ever had any ...

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Ask the doctors: Colonoscopies best for detecting colon cancers - Berkshire Eagle



Ask the doctors: Colonoscopies best for detecting colon cancers 
Berkshire Eagle
Q: I know that colonoscopies are more thorough than the at-home DNA stool test for colon cancer. But how much better? I have such a terrible time with anesthesia and gas. Both make me nauseated for several days. No one in my family has ever had any ...

 


Concerns raised about former Roseburg VA surgery chief's colonoscopies at Michigan VA - NRToday.com



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Concerns raised about former Roseburg VA surgery chief's colonoscopies at Michigan VA 
NRToday.com
In the earlier July 2017 report on the Roseburg VA, which was released to the public, the Inspector General found Ranjan used outdated practices like burning polyps, a procedure that increases the risk of colon perforation. It said investigators found ...

 


Gut Microbes Combine to Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests ... - New York Times



New York Times
 
Gut Microbes Combine to Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests ... 
New York Times
Two types of bacteria commonly found in the gut work together to fuel the growth of colon tumors, researchers reported on Thursday. Their study, published in the journal Science, describes what may be a hidden cause of colon cancer, the third most ...
Bacteria play critical role in driving colon cancers Science Daily
A bacterial duo linked to colon cancer | EurekAlert! Science News EurekAlert (press release)
Two types of gut bacteria collaborating to increase colon cancer risk identified: study Xinhua

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Ketchup isn't just for breakfast - Cody Enterprise



Ketchup isn't just for breakfast 
Cody Enterprise
By the time you read this, I may already be gone ? lying face-down, dead to the world. For years I've considered getting it over with; well-meaning friends and family urging me to ?just get it done.? It's fast and relatively painless they tell me. The ...

 


After polyps are detected, patients may no longer qualify for free colonoscopies - Chicago Tribune



Chicago Tribune
 
After polyps are detected, patients may no longer qualify for free colonoscopies 
Chicago Tribune
Medicare also covers screening colonoscopies without charging beneficiaries anything out-of-pocket. The program covers tests every 10 years, and every two years if someone is considered high-risk. But there's a catch: In contrast to private coverage ...