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Colorectal Cancer Patients Have Low Job Retention After Diagnosis

MD Magazine - ‎16 hours ago‎
Researchers from the University of Michigan Health System conducted telephone follow up calls with 567 employed stage III colorectal cancer patients to examine the link between access to paid sick leave and job retention and personal financial burden ...

New test could help select the best treatment for bowel cancer patients Cancer Research UK

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎22 hours ago‎
A NEW test could help patients with advanced bowel cancer get the best treatment for their disease, according to a Cancer Research UK clinical trial published today (Thursday) in JAMA Oncology*.

VIDEO: Physicians have '3 main opportunities' to reduce colorectal cancer in younger patients

Healio - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
As the prevalence of colorectal cancer rises “slowly and steadily” among patients under the age of 50 years, clinicians have three major opportunities to reduce the disease in this population, according to Matthew Kalady, MD, a colorectal surgeon at ...
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1 in 7 Colorectal Cancers Found in Younger Patients

Medscape - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
The prevalence of colorectal cancer is increasing in US patients who are younger than 50 years and who are thus younger than the age for which routine colorectal cancer screening is recommended. Because they are not being screened, they are presenting ...

Humana sued over denial of colorectal cancer screenings

Healthcare Dive - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Madison, Wis.-based Exact Sciences, which provides the non-invasive test for colorectal cancer Cologuard, is suing Humana for refusing to pay for thousands of screenings totaling $800,000 in claims, Louisville Business First reports.

Does bowel cancer predispose to diabetes?

6minutes - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
People who survive colorectal cancer are over 50% more likely to later develop diabetes compared with the general population, according to a large Canadian study.

Letter: Washington lawmakers support legislation to increase colorectal cancer screenings, save lives and money

Tri-City Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
Washington's seniors on Medicare are one step closer to being able to access lifesaving colorectal cancer screenings, thanks to the support of Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray, and Rep. Dan Newhouse.

Holy Family Hospital offers free seminar for Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Eagle-Tribune - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
HAVERHILL - In recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, gastroenterologist Dr. Bridget J. Seymour and colorectal surgeon Dr.

Certain ethnicities diagnosed with colorectal cancer at younger ages

News-Medical.net - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
Even though the possibilities of colorectal cancer increases with age, a new study found that certain ethnicities are starting to be diagnosed with the condition at younger ages than ever before.

Promising Colorectal Cancer Therapy That Targets Cancer Stem Cells Moves Forward With Company's 3rd Patent

Colon Cancer News Today - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Propanc Health Group Corporation, a Melbourne, Australia-based healthcare company focusing on the development of treatments for pancreatic, ovarian, and colorectal cancer treatments, announced it has filed a third patent on the use of PRP, the company ...

KCTD12 Regulates Colorectal Cancer Cell Stemness through the ERK Pathway

Nature.com - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Targeting cancer stem cells (CSCs) in colorectal cancer (CRC) remains a difficult problem, as the regulation of CSCs in CRC is poorly understood.

NHS Lanarkshire surgeon welcomes new bowel cancer test kit

Scottish Daily Record - ‎22 hours ago‎
The qFIT test is designed specifically for people who have symptoms and is different from the well-established bowel cancer screening test, which is routinely sent to everyone aged between 50 and 74. NHS Lanarkshire public health consultant Dr Jennifer ...

Colorectal Cancer Pipeline Review, Market Growth, Segment, Trends and Forecast 2016 – 2020

Medgadget.com (blog) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
MRS150 “Colorectal Cancer Global 2015 Clinical Trials Review, H2” provides an detailed overview of Colorectal Cancer scenario. Report includes top line data relating on Colorectal Cancer Global clinical trials scenario. This report on Colorectal Cancer ...
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Colorectal Cancer Deaths Declining In US, New Cases Expected To Surge In Countries Undergoing Rapid Development

Medical Daily - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
In fact, a new report from an international team of scientists reveals incidence and mortality rates for colorectal cancer are rapidly rising in many of the low-income and middle-income countries transitioning toward a western lifestyle.
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Humana sued over unpaid colorectal cancer screenings

Louisville Business First - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
But back to that lawsuit - Exact Sciences is focusing on the mandates that require health insurers to cover colorectal cancer screenings in many states. That includes Kentucky, where the lawsuit was filed and where the colorectal cancer rate is well ...

Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Pipeline Review, H2 2015 - Research and Markets

Business Wire (press release) - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of ...
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How Pulses And Legumes Can Help Prevent Bowel Cancer

Huffington Post Australia - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Professor Graham Newstead -- colorectal surgeon and Bowel Cancer Australia director -- explained that bowel cancer grows from the inner lining of the bowel and usually develops as a result of polyps, which are abnormal growths on the bowel.

Colorectal Cancer Therapeutics Development Pipeline Review, H2 2015 - Research and Markets

Business Wire (press release) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Multiple Myeloma (Kahler Disease), complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of ...

Colorectal cancer: diagnosis and treatment

Nursing in Practice - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women and accounted for 41,581 cases in the UK in 2011.1 If diagnosed at an early stage there is a 95% cure rate, yet it is the second biggest killer in the UK as patients often present ...
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'Western lifestyle' may play role in higher bowel cancer rates

Cancer Research UK - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
A large international study has revealed a clear link between bowel cancer rates and a country's level of economic development.
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