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Colon cancer screening increased when people are reminded by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 23 Feb 2009 11:34pm Mailed reminders to patients appear to promote colon cancer screening, according to a report in the February 23 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. In addition, electronic reminders to physicians appear to increase screening among patients with more frequent primary care visits. "Colorectal cancer is the se ... Read on »
Phone Reminders May Boost Colon Cancer Screenings by HealthFinder Posted Thu 24 Jun 2010 10:00am healthnewslink Automated messages increased test rates by 30 percent, study found. THURSDAY, J ... Read on »
Online, Mail Reminders Improve Colon Cancer Screening Rates by Medline Plus Posted Mon 13 Dec 2010 4:00pm But the advantages tend to fade over time and screening rates are still low, researchers find By Robert Preidt Monday, December 13, 2010 MONDAY, Dec. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Both electronic and mailed reminders help encourage some patients to get colorectal cancer screenings, two new studies show. ... Read on »
Genetic Test for Colon Cancer Screening by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Thu 08 May 2014 10:07pm Posted on May 8, 2014, 6 a.m. in Cancer Diagnostics GI-Digestive Lab test - image from Shutterstock ... Read on »
New DNA Test for Colon Cancer Screening by Lisa E. L. Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 10:02pm A visit with an old friend this weekend underscored my hope that the work we do today will change the lives of our children tomorrow. My friend is 36, the same age his father was when he was diagnosed with and died from colon cancer. My friend has a daughter who is 7, the same age his sister was when their father died. Anniversaries and hall ... Read on »
Colonoscopies vs. Stool DNA Tests for Colon Cancer Screening by Lisa E. L. Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 10:02pm If you’re 50 years old or older, you’ve been told “Time to get a colonoscopy.” But have you done it? Not exactly the birthday present you’d like, eh? Everyone should do it, no one wants to, and until now we’ve thought it’s the best way to prevent colon cancer — which is the third most common cancer in the U.S. and the most preventable. Co ... Read on »
Use of EHRs Boosts Colon Cancer Screening Rates, New Study FindsReporting Technology’s Impact on Healthcare by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 06 Mar 2013 12:00am A study finds that a centralized initiative to remind patients to obtain colon cancer screenings helped improve testing rates. Researchers said that they were able to leverage electronic health records to identify those who needed screenings. Reuters, CNN’s “The Chart.” from iHealthBeat http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Ihealthbeat/~3/slaBH4dNkbo ... Read on »
Rosetta Genomics Unveils Colon Cancer Screening Diagnostic using MicroRNA Biomarkers by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 18 Jan 2009 2:12am A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to interview Ronen Tamir, Chief Commercialization Officer, at Rosetta regarding their recently released tests for tumors found in lung cancer to identify cancer of the unknown primary.  Just as with the lung cancer tests, the company is using microRNA biomarkers, obtained from a simple blood draw that w ... Read on »
Dr. Oz, Colon Cancer Screening, Colon Polyp, and Colonoscopy - What Can We Learn by Davis Liu Medical Doctor Posted Tue 07 Sep 2010 11:40pm I'm a big fan of Dr. Oz . What is there not to like about the guy?  He's incredibly smart, a graduate of my alma mater, the Wharton School, energetic, pretty good looking, and charismatic.  Though as a doctor I don't always agree with him, as I practicing primary care doctor I have great respect for his mission of getting all Americans healthie ... Read on »
Breast, Colon Cancer Screening Rates High, But Not High Enough by HealthFinder Posted Tue 06 Jul 2010 10:00am healthnewslink CDC says thousands of lives are lost each year because people didn't get the tests. By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »