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Task Force Recommends Earlier Colorectal Cancer Screenings

Guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force state that Americans should get a colorectal cancer screening at age 45, instead of 50.

Source: AARP
Published: 18 May 2021

After her colonoscopy was canceled 3 times, mom diagnosed with stage 3 colorectal cancer

While she's done with cancer treatments, Lindy Thackston wants to spread awareness of colorectal cancer to help others recognize it.

Source: Today on
Published: 17 May 2021

Triangle colon cancer survivors encourage earlier screening as panel drops recommended age to 45

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of U.S. cancer deaths, and health officials are concerned about increases in younger people. Though cases in those 50 and older are on the downturn, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute said colorectal cancer is on track to double in people younger than 50 by 2030.

Source: WTVD
Published: 18 May 2021

‘Colon cancer is silent killer’; Northeast Ohio woman praises U.S. task force decision to lower recommended age for colon cancer screenings

For years, I had irritable bowel syndrome and occasionally I would have like sharp pains in the sides of my stomach and I didn’t think nothing of

Source: FOX8 Cleveland
Published: 18 May 2021

'Get the word out': New USPSTF guidelines lower age to begin colorectal cancer screening from 50 to 45

I never thought, ‘They’re going to diagnose me with Stage 3 colon cancer’… It was never on my radar.” At the time she was diagnosed, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended people at average risk for colorectal cancer begin screening exams at 50 years old.

Source: USA Today on
Published: 18 May 2021

Colon Cancer Screening Now Advised for People Over 45

Colon cancer rates for people under age 50 have increased significantly over the past 10 years. In response, the USPSTF has issued revised guidelines that change the recommended starting age for colon cancer screening from 50 to 45.

Source: Healthline
Published: 18 May 2021

Role of robotic natural orifice specimen extraction surgery in colorectal neoplasms

Natural orifice specimen extraction surgery (NOSES) is especially suitable for colorectal surgery. Until now, most of the reports published were about laparoscopic NOSES, the reports about robotic NOSES are extremely rare.

Source: Nature
Published: 10 May 2021

Survivor's 'Guilt' To 'Courage': Ibram X. Kendi Among Advocates For Early Colon Cancer Screening

After actor Chadwick Boseman died last August at the age of 43 from colon cancer, the world learned about the startling rise of colorectal cancer rates.

Source: WBUR
Published: 13 May 2021

California AG complaint accuses Sacramento surgeon of sexual misconduct, gross negligence

A Sacramento-based colorectal surgeon licensed in California for nearly two decades has been formally accused of sexual misconduct, gross negligence and other unprofessional conduct involving multiple patients,

Source: Sacramento Bee
Published: 13 May 2021

Metastatic colon cancer patient saved by aggressive treatment

Laura Perez made two trips to the Children’s Mercy emergency department with abdominal pain. When Perez’s pain grew worse, she was admitted to the hospital for extensive tests. At just 18, she was diagnosed with colon cancer and referred to The University of Kansas Cancer Center.

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 17 May 2021

Differences in effectiveness and use of laparoscopic surgery in locally advanced colon cancer patients

Patients with locally advanced colon cancer have worse outcomes. Guidelines of various organizations are conflicting about the use of laparoscopic colectomy (LC) in locally advanced colon cancer. We determined whether patient outcomes of LC and open colectomy (OC) for locally advanced (T4) colon cancer are comparable in all colon cancer patients,

Source: Nature
Published: 11 May 2021

Fargo mom and daughter battle colorectal cancer together

WDAY News reporter Grace O'neil spoke with a Fargo family about their continued advocacy on screening and research for colorectal cancer.

Published: 10 May 2021

Keyhole surgery for liver cancer results in better outcomes and quality of life

Those who had tumors removed from their livers with keyhole surgery had fewer complications, a better quality of life and similar long-term oncologic outcomes, a new PhD thesis shows.

Source: News Medical
Published: 11 May 2021

Colon, colorectal cancer rates rising in Americans under 55

Colon and colorectal cancer rates are rising in Americans under 55, especially for people in the 40-55 age group.

Source: KCTV News
Published: 13 May 2021

This One Drink Could Increase Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer, New Study Says

If you're a regular consumer of sugar-sweetened soda and a woman, you may be at a higher risk of colorectal cancer, a new study finds.

Source: Eat This, Not That! on
Published: 07 May 2021

Women who drink 2 sodas a day have a higher risk of developing colorectal cancer before they reach 50, study finds

Colorectal cancer rates have increased over the past three decades and more young people are being diagnosed, study finds.

Source: Yahoo
Published: 10 May 2021

UNL faculty designs, tests new mini robot for surgery

A team of researchers on Nebraska Innovation Campus at University of Nebraska -Lincoln have developed a small robot to go inside a patients body to perform surgery. The team is part of Virtual Incision,

Source: KETV Omaha on
Published: 15 May 2021


The GoFundMe campaign for Independent star Brian Aldhizer aka Lance Lude, perhaps best known as one of the Ugly Ducklings, has topped $6,000 as Aldhizer continues to recover from his battle colon cancer.

Source: PWInsider
Published: 12 May 2021

Multi-Gene Testing in Colorectal Cancer Patients Could Detect More Hereditary Cancer Syndromes

The implementation of multi-gene panel testing may be a necessary part of the standard of care for all colorectal cancer patients.

Source: Pharmacy Times
Published: 13 May 2021

Laparoscopic Instruments Market by Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast to 2026

Selbyville, Delaware Market Study Report LLC recently added a new title on 2020-2026 Global Laparoscopic Instruments Market Size Report from its database. The report provides study with in-depth overview,

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 12 May 2021

Roman The K9 Officer Beat The Odds After Urgent, Intense Surgery

The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Sheriff says a K9 officer’s recovery is “100% a miracle!” Roman, the Arapahoe County Sheriff K9, underwent surgery more than a week ago after he started vomiting blood after a some training with his handler.

Source: CBS Local on
Published: 15 May 2021

Recommends keyhole surgery for cancer of the liver

Those who had tumours removed from their livers with keyhole surgery had fewer complications, a better quality of life and similar long-term

Source: AlphaGalileo
Published: 10 May 2021

Lots of Sugary Drinks Doubles Younger Women's Colon Cancer Risk: Study

Rates of colon cancer among young Americans are on the rise, and a new study suggests that drinking too many sugary beverages may be to blame -- at least for women. Women who drank two or more sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda,

Source: U.S. News & World Report
Published: 07 May 2021

Veteran denied surgery and charged with vandalism after breaking VA computer monitor

An Army veteran who unsuccessfully sought shoulder surgery from a New York Veteran’s Affairs hospital for debilitating pain will instead find himself sentenced in federal court for breaking a $111 computer monitor in anger,

Source: Washington Examiner
Published: 18 May 2021

Sugar-sweetened drinks linked to increased risk of colorectal cancer in women under 50, study finds

Colorectal cancer diagnoses have increased among people under age 50 in recent years and researchers are seeking reasons why. A new study has found a link between drinking sugar-sweetened beverages and an increased risk of developing colorectal cancer in women under age 50.

Source: Science Daily
Published: 07 May 2021

Colon Cancer screenings are more important than you may realize

Colorectal cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States, but it’s also very preventable.

Source: Montrose Daily Press
Published: 13 May 2021

Here's how two mothers in the same county have totally different views on masks in schools

Like many moms of teens, Rachael Colón has to rush in the mornings to get her daughter up and ready for school. Maleah, 16, likes to sleep in. As she

Source: Sioux City Journal
Published: 13 May 2021

Separation Surgery for Unresectable Right-sided Colon Cancer as Palliation.

Patients with acute colorectal obstruction due to malignancy in the right-sided colon are treated with primary resection and anastomosis. However, considering the generally poor status and prognosis,

Source: Europe PMC
Published: 05 May 2021

After Surgery to Remove His Colon and Rectum, this Firefighter Went Back to Battling Blazes

Being a firefighter makes Joshua Stailey a real-life superhero. The fact that he does so in spite of ulcerative colitis makes him a warrior. Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic, inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation and ulcers in the large intestine (the colon) and rectum.

Source: Men's Health on
Published: 04 May 2021

Surgeon: COVID disruption impacting early detection of colorectal cancer

That team includes a colorectal surgeon, medical oncologist, radiation oncologist, the pathologist, radiologists and an extended group of administrative staff from the hospital who will navigate ...

Source: Houston Chronicle
Published: 23 Apr 2021