Tag Archives: polyps


ASGE’s theme for National Colorectal Cancer Month The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) is partnering with kathy ireland® Worldwide (kiWW®) again this year to ask people age 50 and older to embrace colorectal cancer (CRC) screening as part of their wellness plan. ASGE represents the doctors who specialize in endoscopy and colon cancer screening. The 2017 partnership is a part ...

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Discovery of a novel gene for hereditary colon cancer

The formation of large numbers of polyps in the colon has a high probability of developing into colon cancer, if left untreated. The large-scale appearance of polyps is often due to a hereditary cause; in this case the disease can occur in multiple family members. Under the leadership of human geneticists of the University Hospital Bonn, a team of researchers ...

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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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