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Scoop your poop and avoid potentially life-threatening colon cancer: Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society is urging people to get over the squeamishness of collecting a stool sample because doing so may potentially save their lives. A study released on Wednesday found that about 50 per cent of colon cancer cases in Canada are ... read more

Not too young for colon cancer

They are dying of colorectal cancer at slightly higher rates than in previous decades, and no one really knows why. “This is real,” said Rebecca L. Siegel, an epidemiologist with the American Cancer Society ... colon or rectum, which can be life ... read more

Slight change in HPV vaccine guidelines for children younger than 15

But, as your doctor ... effective anti-cancer vaccine that can protect a child's health long-term and prevent a number of life-threatening cancers. Mayo Clinic strongly recommends the HPV vaccine for girls and boys. — Gerardo Colon-Otero, M.D ... read more

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Colon X-ray spots cancer, reduces dread factor

Preliminary, unpublished data from the new study already helped persuade the cancer society and others to put out guidelines in March that added virtual colonoscopy and a stool DNA test to the recommended arsenal of screenings for colon cancer, Brooks said. read more


Probing probiotics: What we know — or think we know — about the bacteria in our guts

Last Thursday, the Infectious Disease Society of America updated their guidelines around a potentially life threatening infection ... to sell at-home tests that analyze your gut bacteria. After sending in a small poop sample, the company determines which ... read more

Doctors group seeks to clear confusion in cancer screening

Dr. Richard Wender of the American Cancer Society said even ... see precancerous growths in the colon, get the most attention. But the ACP advised people ages 50 to 74 to choose from equally good screening choices: a stool test every year; a colonoscopy ... read more

Rapid and unexpected weight gain after fecal transplant

difficile infections, a common cause of antibiotic-related diarrhea that in severe cases may be life-threatening. The case suggests that clinicians should avoid selecting stool donors who are overweight. The report also raises questions about the role of ... read more

Scoop your poop and avoid potentially life-threatening colon cancer: Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society is urging people to get over the squeamishness of collecting a stool sample because doing so may potentially save their lives. A study released on Wednesday found that about 50 per cent of colon cancer cases in Canada are ... read more



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