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Never Trust a Guy with Gloves

Generally I make it a rule not to go to the doctor. I’m not bragging or implying that I am healthy, I just don’t like to go. 785 more words

Humor

Colon cancer testing: Collecting your poop is worth the peace of mind

Marie looked down at her toilet, a paper plate in one hand and a stool testing kit in the other, and wondered, “Do I really have to do this?” When she turned 50, her doctor had recommended checking her stool for blood using a FIT (fecal immunochemical test), which had led to her moment of doubt in the bathroom. 862 more words

Health And Fitness

The Ins and Outs of Colon Cancer: The Who, What, When about Screening

Colorectal cancer remains the third most common (non-skin) cancer diagnosed in America, and it is one of the cancers that is gender indiscriminate, which means men and women are equally likely to be diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer (4.7% of men and 4.4% of women). 575 more words

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A lemon

The photo represents very well our visit to the hospital today.

Clive was told he had to sign a consent form for anaesthesia even though only light sedation is anticipated for his colonoscopy. 98 more words

Living In Italy

New Non Invasive Test For Detection Of Tumors Of The Colon Is More Accurate Than Previously Used. Part 3 of 3

New Non Invasive Test For Detection Of Tumors Of The Colon Is More Accurate Than Previously Used – Part 3 of 3

Ahlquist noted that the cost of the test has not yet been established. 320 more words

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New Non Invasive Test For Detection Of Tumors Of The Colon Is More Accurate Than Previously Used. Part 2 of 3

New Non Invasive Test For Detection Of Tumors Of The Colon Is More Accurate Than Previously Used – Part 2 of 3

If a DNA abnormality is found, a colonoscopy would still be needed to confirm the results, just as happens now after a explicit fecal occult blood test (FOBT) result. 248 more words

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New Non Invasive Test For Detection Of Tumors Of The Colon Is More Accurate Than Previously Used. Part 1 of 3

New Non Invasive Test For Detection Of Tumors Of The Colon Is More Accurate Than Previously Used – Part 1 of 3

New Non Invasive Test For Detection Of Tumors Of The Colon Is More Accurate Than Previously Used. 323 more words

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