Colorectal Cancer News

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Feb

03

Time to Follow-Up After a Positive Colon Cancer Test Varies by Hospital

Patients at one health care system waited almost 6 months for colonoscopy after stool sample results

Jan

25

Study Finds Stool Test Effective for Detecting Colon Cancer

Colonoscopy still preferred screening, but this offers less invasive option, researchers say

Jan

25

More People Under 50 Getting Colon Cancer, Analysis Finds

Though guidelines suggest screening starts at 50, researcher says it's premature to change them

Jan

20

Identifying Colon Cancer Patients Who May Need More Than Surgery

Small group with stage 2 tumors might benefit from new screening test, study says

Jan

19

Families Say Hospice Better Than Hospital for Dying Cancer Patients

Doctors need to heed preferences of patients, prepare for end of life sooner, experts say

Jan

18

Minorities More Likely To Be Diagnosed With Colon Cancer at Younger Age

Researchers say screening guidelines in U.S. should be reviewed

Jan

12

For Cancer Survivors, Expenses Keep Mounting

Even after treatment, medical costs are still thousands more annually, study finds

Jan

07

Cancer Death Rates Down 23 Percent Since 1991: Study

That translates to an additional 1.7 million survivors, expert says

Dec

30

Colon Cancer Among Hispanics Varies by Birthplace

Study found people from Cuba, Puerto Rico have highest death rates from the disease

Dec

23

Paid Sick Leave Can Be Crucial When Cancer Strikes

Patients nearly twice as likely to keep their jobs if they had the benefit, study found

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