Tag Archives: colorectal cancer

Study finds Hispanic men in California need more screening for colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer incidence and mortality rates in California have decreased markedly for men and women in all major racial-ethnic groups since 1990, except for Hispanic men. Colorectal cancer rates for Hispanic men have remained relatively the same, a disparity that can be improved by greater screening, a study of colorectal cancer trends from the UC Davis Institute for Population Health ...

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Fusobacteria use a special sugar-binding protein to bind to colon tumors

Boston, MA — Some bacteria, called fusobacteria, commonly found in the mouth, use a sugar-binding protein to stick to developing colorectal polyps and cancers, according to a new study by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Dental Medicine. While certain fusobacteria have previously been shown to worsen colorectal cancer in animals by the ...

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Ventura Business Solutions, Smart Medical Systems launches smartest ‘GI Endoscopy’ technology in India

New Delhi, Aug 10 : Ventura Business Solutions introduced India’s first Smart endoscopy technology, G-EYE endoscope and NaviAid in a strategic partnership with Israel based, Smart Medical Systems, a developer and manufacturer of world-leading gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy devices. In India and other parts of the world, Endoscopy procedures give only 60 percent detection rate but with use of SMART’s G-EYE ...

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Fast food habits lead to colorectal cases in Oman

Muscat – The number of colorectal cancer cases in the Sultanate is likely to cross 200 this year as against 100 last year. Experts in internal medicine attribute the alarming rise in number of colorectal cancer cases and other bowel-related problems to a deviation in the way food is consumed. “A change in the eating regime after a month-long moderation ...

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GI Polypectomy – The statistics, facts & tools [Infographic]

The rise in colorectal cancer awareness has become widespread. Often times, polyps are one of the first signs of cancer and should be removed for pathological review. US Endoscopy offers an extensive line of unique polypectomy and retrieval devices to collect tissue samples during these procedures. Click on the infographic below to learn more about US Endoscopy’s full portfolio of polypectomy ...

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