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Machine learning, imaging technique may boost colon cancer diagnosis

December 5, 2019

Colorectal cancer is the second most common type of cancer worldwide, with about 90% of cases occurring in…
Patients with acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding may not need immediate colonoscopies

November 28, 2019

The timing of colonoscopy after acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding may not need to be rushed, according to a…
Advancing Early Cancer Detection Methods

October 28, 2019

An interdepartmental team at the University of Michigan obtains a prestigious NIH grant that will support an advanced…
New material could make it easier to remove colon polyps

July 30, 2019

More than 15 million colonoscopies are performed in the United States every year, and in at least 20…
Scientists find simple urine test could offer a non-invasive approach for diagnosis of IBS patients

July 10, 2019

Scientists at McMaster have identified new biomarkers for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in urine, which could lead to…
A robot may one day perform your colonoscopy

May 28, 2019

A team from CU Boulder is taking a page from The Magic School Bus and journeying inside the…
Stanford doctors, materials scientists hope a blood test will encourage more colon cancer screenings

April 23, 2019

Up to half of people who should be screened for colorectal cancer do not get the routine procedure.…
Why Many Older Patients with Low Risk Still Want Colorectal Cancer Screenings

December 14, 2018

It’s a simple message, but as screening recommendations for colorectal and other cancers become more complicated, what happens…
Fecal transplant capsules as effective as colonoscopy in treating C. difficile

November 29, 2017

Fecal transplant capsules were found to be just as effective as a colonoscopy in treating patients with C. difficile, an…
Soft robotic could ease complications, cost of colonoscopy

April 19, 2017

Hossein Dehghani envisions a future in which a self-driving robot can explore your colon – allowing a human…
3-D Virtual Reality Colonoscopy: Pursuing a Better Path to Colorectal Cancer Prevention

July 7, 2016

At UCSF’s 3-D Imaging Lab, radiologist Judy Yee, MD, pulls up an image that looks more like a…
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