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Noninvasive Colorectal Cancer Screening Tool Shows Unprecedented Detection Rates

Mayo Clinic research results presented in NEJM could change colorectal screening practice ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 19, 2014 — Results of a clinical trial of Cologuard show unprecedented rates of precancer and cancer detection by a noninvasive test. The detection rates are similar to those reported for colonoscopy. The results were [...]

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For Most, Screening for Colon Cancer Should Begin at Age 50

For Most, Screening for Colon Cancer Should Begin at Age 50 November 19, 2010 Dear Mayo Clinic: My husband turned 50 last week. He is concerned he is at greater risk for colon cancer. How often should he have a colonoscopy? Answer: As people get older, the risk of colon [...]

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Colon Cancer Registry: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Dr. Noralane Lindor about an important research tool. To listen, click the link below. Colon Cancer Registry

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Cancer Blood Tests: Lab Tests Used in Cancer Diagnosis

Colon cancer awareness: Check out the strollin' colon You're invited to a colon cancer awareness event for the latest updates on prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and care. Cancer blood tests: Lab tests used in cancer diagnosis Reduce your anxiety by learning about cancer blood tests and how they're used. Managing [...]

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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

Colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine (colon), the lower part of your digestive system. Rectal cancer is cancer in the last several inches of the colon. Together they're often referred to as colorectal cancers.  On our upcoming program, Paul Limburg, M.D., joins us to discuss why screening is so important and why the [...]

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Colon Cancer Symptoms Similar in Different Age Groups

Colon Cancer Symptoms Similar in Different Age Groups April 8, 2011 Dear Mayo Clinic: Are the symptoms and causes of colon cancer in people in their 30s and 40s different than the symptoms and causes of colon cancer in older people? Answer: Colon cancer symptoms are similar in younger and [...]

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NOTES Colon and Rectal Surgery: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Eric Dozois explains surgery without incisions. To listen, click the link below. NOTES Colon and Rectal Surgery

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Hearing aids: How to choose the right one Many types of hearing aids exist. So which is best for you? Colon cancer screening: At what age can you stop? Colon cancer screening may have an upper age limit of effectiveness. What is it? Heart healthy for [...]

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Mayo Clinic Study Identifies Optimal Gene Targets for New Colon Cancer Test

ROCHESTER, Minn. — April 2, 2012.  A study presented today by Mayo Clinic researchers at the American Association for Cancer Research(AACR) Annual Meeting 2012 in Chicago identified two genes that are optimal targets to be analyzed in a new noninvasive test for colorectal cancer developed by Mayo Clinic, in collaboration [...]

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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Mayo Clinic Experts Discuss Latest Research, Treatment

ROCHESTER, Minn. — March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colon cancer is one of the most common and deadly cancers, and also one of the most preventable. Mayo Clinic experts are available to discuss the latest in colorectal cancer research, detection and treatment: Technology and Technique Combine to Make [...]

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Blue Light for Colon Cancer: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Mark Larson explains how adding a little color  can enhance a common diagnostic test. To listen, click the link below. Blue Light Colon Cancer

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Early Polyps

Colon cancer remains a killer.   The key to beating the disease is early detection.  In this Medical Edge episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. David Ahlquist explains that you can head colon cancer off even before it's cancer. To listen, click the link below. Early Polyps

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What is a Polyp

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. David Ahlquist explains a colon ployp. To listen, click the link below. What is a Polyp

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Colon Cancer Screening

It's colorectal cancer awareness month. In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. David Ahlquist outlines screening procedures. To listen, click the link below. Colon Cancer Screening

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Colon Cancer Treatment Study

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Axel Grothey discusses the findings of a recent study that looked at a treatment for colon cancer. To listen, click the link below. Colon Cancer Study

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Colon Cancer Screening

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. David Ahlquist discusses the importance of screening for colon cancer. To listen, click the link below: Colon Cancer Screening

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Colon Cancer Formation

In this Medical Edge episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. David Ahlquist talks about how colon cancer begins. To listen, click the link below. Colon Cancer Formation

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Serrated Polyps

A polyp is a polyp is a polyp, right?  Well in this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. David Ahlquist says that's not quite right. To listen, click the link below. Serrated Polyps

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Colon Cancer Treatment Study

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Dan Sargent compares current and past results in treating colon cancer. To listen, click the link below. Colon Cancer Treatment Study

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Colon Cancer Drug Study

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Steven Alberts shows us why clinical trials are so important. To listen, click the link below. Colon Cancer Drug Study

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