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Mayo Clinic Physicians Say High-definition Scopes Accurately Assess Polyps, Costly Pathological Examinations May Not Be Necessary

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — It may not be necessary for experienced gastroenterologists to send polyps they remove from a patient’s colon to a pathologist for examination, according to a large study conducted by physician researchers at the Jacksonville campus of Mayo Clinic. Their 522-patient study, published in the December issue of [...]

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Mayo Clinic News Network — Headlines 11/12/14   Mayo Clinic News Network Headlines include: DNA test for colon cancer Sense of smell returns after brain tumor Stem cell or bone marrow transplants Journalists: The video is in the downloads. Click here for script.

Created by Dana Sparks

Tips for Seeking Second Opinion on Cancer Care

Tips for seeking second opinion on cancer care A second opinion sheds new light on cancer treatment options and gives you confidence on how to proceed with your care. Symptoms of colon cancer Many people with colon cancer experience no symptoms in the early stages of the disease. When symptoms [...]

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Alzheimer's and memory: Use mementos as cues Self-esteem check: Too low or just right? Menus for heart-healthy eating: Cut the fat and salt Shift work: Improving daytime sleep Colon cancer screening: Weighing the options

Created by Dana Sparks

Tuesday Q and A: GI symptoms that come on quickly not always a concern

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 44 and in good health. Two weeks ago I became very ill (bloody diarrhea and severe abdominal cramping for three days) after eating at a restaurant. The stool samples did not show any sign of food-borne disease, and I was told my symptoms were probably [...]

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Family Conflicts, Other Non-Physical Worries Before Cancer Surgery Raise Patients’ Complication Risk

Meeting non-medical needs ahead of operations can aid recovery, cut health care costs, study suggests ROCHESTER, Minn. — How well patients recover from cancer surgery may be influenced by more than their medical conditions and the operations themselves. Family conflicts and other non-medical problems may raise their risk of surgical [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Artificial sweeteners and other sugar substitutes Are you trying to reduce the sugar and calories in your diet? Find out if artificial sweeteners and other sugar substitutes are good choices. Colon cancer screening: Weighing the options If you need a colon cancer screening, you might have [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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