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Dear Dr. Donohue: Long-term laxative use safe under doctor’s care – Herald & Review

Dear Dr. Donohue: Long-term laxative use safe under doctor's careHerald & ReviewBack in 2009, I had a colonoscopy, and another doctor recommended Citrucel. Is it similar to MiraLax? MiraLax is called a laxative, and I thought that one should not ta…

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Healthcare: The testing glut – Los Angeles Times

Healthcare: The testing glutLos Angeles TimesIn addition, patients were advised to question doctors who recommend such things as antibiotics for mild sinusitis, CT scans for an uncomplicated headache or a repeat colonoscopy within 10 years of a normal …

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Massachusetts Communities Receive Municipal Blue Innovation Award for … – EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)

Massachusetts Communities Receive Municipal Blue Innovation Award for …EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)“Since the implementation of these programs, 33% of our smoking cessation participants have stayed smoke-free for a year or longer, 25 e…

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Dr. Joseph DiMase dies; founded R.I. cancer screening program – The Providence Journal

Dr. Joseph DiMase dies; founded R.I. cancer screening programThe Providence JournalBy Thomas J. Morgan PROVIDENCE RI — The Rhode Island Department of Health on Tuesday announced the death of Dr. Joseph DiMase, founder of the Screening Colonoscopies fo…

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Massachusetts Communities Receive Municipal Blue Innovation Award for … – MarketWatch (press release)

Massachusetts Communities Receive Municipal Blue Innovation Award for …MarketWatch (press release)Colonoscopy Promotion: In partnership with BCBSMA, the Trust launched an educational colonoscopy screening program to prevent colorectal cancers. Partic…

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Study: 2 in 5 Hoosiers will develop cancer during their life – WSBT-TV

Study: 2 in 5 Hoosiers will develop cancer during their lifeWSBT-TVGreenwood resident Rhonda Irskens never thought a colonoscopy would change her life forever. “After the doctor came out (he said) three of the scariest words… 'You have cancer,&…

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Blood test for early stage bowel cancer – Irish Times

The NationalBlood test for early stage bowel cancerIrish TimesCurrently the only applicable test for bowel cancer is a colonoscopy, but that usually happens after the patient presents with relatively advanced symptoms of the disease. If bowel cancer is…

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Study: 2 in 5 Hoosiers will develop cancer during their life – FOX43.com

Study: 2 in 5 Hoosiers will develop cancer during their lifeFOX43.comGreenwood resident Rhonda Irskens never thought a colonoscopy would change her life forever. “After the doctor came out (he said) three of the scariest words… 'You have cancer…

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Gastroenterologist Dr. R. Fraser Stokes Writes Column on Colorectal Cancer … – Becker’s Hospital Review

Gastroenterologist Dr. R. Fraser Stokes Writes Column on Colorectal Cancer …Becker’s Hospital ReviewIn the column, Dr. Stokes provides background information on the disease, discusses treatment of the cancer, outlines the recommendations for when to …

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Gastroenterologist Dr. R. Fraser Stokes Writes Column on Colorectal Cancer … – Becker’s ASC Review

Gastroenterologist Dr. R. Fraser Stokes Writes Column on Colorectal Cancer …Becker’s ASC ReviewIn the column, Dr. Stokes provides background information on the disease, discusses treatment of the cancer, outlines the recommendations for when to recei…

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Colonoscopy alternatives – South Asia Mail

Colonoscopy alternativesSouth Asia MailFor Canadians who balk at fecal tests and colonoscopies, there are several other screening tools for colorectal cancer available or in development. Pros: non-invasive view of the rectum and entire colon. Cons: may…

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PCC Launches Series of Issue Briefs to Educate Consumers, Industry about … – Albany Times Union

PCC Launches Series of Issue Briefs to Educate Consumers, Industry about …Albany Times UnionTitled, Colonoscopies Prevent Colon Cancer, the first brief provides an overview of CRC, why colonoscopies should be considered the “gold standard” in pre…

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Polyps missed after poor colonoscopy prep – Oncology Nurse Advisor

Polyps missed after poor colonoscopy prepOncology Nurse AdvisorAdenomas and high-risk lesions were frequently detected on repeat colonoscopy in persons with inadequate bowel preparation on initial screening colonoscopy, suggesting that these lesions we…

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PCC Launches Series of Issue Briefs to Educate Consumers, Industry about … – PR Web (press release)

PCC Launches Series of Issue Briefs to Educate Consumers, Industry about …PR Web (press release)Titled, Colonoscopies Prevent Colon Cancer, the first brief provides an overview of CRC, why colonoscopies should be considered the “gold standard” in…

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Love Story From Bend Inspiring Thousands – KTVZ

Love Story From Bend Inspiring ThousandsKTVZA colonoscopy last January revealed Ryan had a large tumor in his colon. It turned out to be Stage 4 testicular cancer. Everything seemed to stop. Bethany took time off work to help between doctors visits and…

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