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Colorectal Cancer Recent Therapeutic Developments, Market Size, Share and Professional Synthesis Report 2019, Forecast to 2023

By treatment type, the Middle East and Africa colorectal cancer market is segmented into Surgery, Radiation Therapy, Chemotherapy, targeted drug therapy, and others. The U.A.E. is expected to lead the Middle East and Africa colorectal cancer market during ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Dinner with the Doc: Learning more about colorectal cancer

Presenters will be Christine Bartus, MD, FACS, FASCRS, a board-certified colorectal surgeon, and Kara Emmett, APRN, of Hartford Medical Group. Arbor Rose at Jerome Home is sponsoring. A ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Advanced Colon Cancer Treatment Options

Although colon cancer is the fourth most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S., roughly two-thirds of patients are diagnosed before their disease has spread, when the prognosis is generally good. These patients undergo surgery and, sometimes, additional ...

Source: HealthCentral
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Health Watch: New hope for colon cancer that has spread

More than 50 percent of patients with colorectal cancer will develop liver metastases, and while the standard treatment is liver surgery, only one third of patients are candidates. Now a new ...

Source: ABC30 Action News
Published: 17 Feb 2019

New AI technology may aid colorectal surgeon training

Researchers supported by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering are developing virtual training and evaluation tools for colorectal surgeons. The team is working closely with Troy, N.Y.-based Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute The ...

Source: Becker's ASC
Published: 06 Feb 2019

Local hospitals among those adopting 'enhanced recovery' after surgery

Enhanced-recovery practices are used for patients undergoing procedures that include gynecologic cancer surgery, colorectal surgery, robotic prostatectomies, and hernia and bariatric surgery, Harris said. Elements of enhanced recovery also are incorporated ...

Source: Journal Star
Published: 10 Feb 2019

Surgeon Highlights Regional Therapy Approaches for mCRC

In past years, management of metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC ... who is the chief of the Upper GI and Mixed Tumor Surgery Service and an associate professor of surgical oncology at City of Hope. Investigators found that there was no survival benefit ...

Source: OncLive.com
Published: 08 Feb 2019

"It's a game changer"; New processes reduce opioid use in surgery recovery

For colorectal surgeries, she says the biggest hurdle is the ... and catheters to get anesthesia to the right places. General surgeon Joe Kunzelman says the process has had a big impact. Kunzelman explains, "It is a game changer. To see my two patients ...

Source: WTHI-TV
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Colorectal Cancer Market Global Research and Clinical Survey Report 2019 to 2025

source=releasewire&Mode=07 Colorectal cancer (CRC), also known as bowel cancer ... Further, the treatment for CRC is limited to surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy or adjuvant therapies. The global CRC market would be driven by factors such as rising ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Tim Kavanagh and Candy Weston Use Potty Humor to Flush Rectal Cancer

Since being diagnosed in May 2016 with Stage II rectal cancer during a routine colonoscopy, Kavanagh had already undergone 29 radiation treatments, as well as chemotherapy and surgery to remove tumors. During his radiation procedures, he could wear nothing ...

Source: Seven Days
Published: 07 Feb 2019

Sitting, watching TV linked to colorectal cancer risk before age 50, new study shows

Young-onset colorectal cancer, diagnosed under age 50 ... risk and who might benefit more from early screening," said Yin Cao, Assistant Professor of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine, and the study's co-senior author.

Source: Science Daily
Published: 07 Feb 2019

Your Diet After Colon Cancer and Preventative Measures

Pappou, a colorectal surgeon at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. “We have about 145,000 cases of large intestinal cancer every year and about 50,000 people succumb to this cancer, accounting for roughly 8 percent of all cancer deaths ...

Source: Movie Reviews
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Twistle Brings Surgery Patients and Care Teams Closer Together at Providence St. Joseph Health

Fourteen hospitals across the PSJH health system have decided to deploy Twistle for use in spine surgery, joint replacement, colorectal surgery, bariatric surgery, cardiovascular and OBGYN following in-depth technology selection and pilot testing.

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 11 Feb 2019

J&J to enter the robotic surgery market with $3.4B Auris Health buy

Check-Cap (NSDQ:CHEK) said its X-ray-enabled, colorectal cancer-screening capsule will have ... The company’s ophthalmic… […] Long-term stroke risk cut by carotid surgery or stenting An international research team who compared the long-term effects ...

Source: MassDevice
Published: 13 Feb 2019

Global Bariatric Surgery Market Expected to Reach USD 3, 518 Million By 2024: Zion Market Research

Bariatric surgery is generally the last option for patients ... along with a major reduction in mortality rates witnessed in colon and breast cancers. ASMBS further estimated 2% drop in ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 08 Feb 2019

Patients Report on Benefits of Adherence to an Early Recovery Plan Following Colorectal Surgery

Patients included in this study had been enrolled in a large randomized trial that previously demonstrated an association between adherence to an ERP following colorectal surgery and postsurgical recovery as assessed using traditional clinical end points ...

Source: Oncology Nurse Advisor
Published: 04 Feb 2019

Houston Colorectal Surgery Practice Opens Office in Largest Medical Center in the World

HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 12/06/12 -- Drs. Eric Haas, Bartley Pickron, and Ali Mahmood of the Colorectal Surgical Associates have announced a new location for their Houston colon surgery practice. The new office will be positioned in the Texas Medical ...

Source: opensource.sys-con.com
Published: 03 Feb 2019

Mercy Colorectal Surgeon Dr. Jeffery Nelson Offers Minimally Invasive Outpatient Treatment for Hemorrhoids

Jeffery Nelson, M.D., FACS, FASCRS, Surgical Director of The Center for Inflammatory Bowel and Colorectal Diseases, Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy Medical Center, now offers patients a minimally invasive, outpatient procedure for ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 15 Jan 2019

Mercy Colorectal Surgeon Dr. Jeffery Nelson Offers Minimally Invasive Outpatient Treatment for Hemorrhoids

BALTIMORE, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Jeffery Nelson, M.D., FACS, FASCRS, Surgical Director of The Center for Inflammatory Bowel and Colorectal Diseases, Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy Medical Center, now offers patients ...

Source: Markets Insider
Published: 15 Jan 2019

Minimally Invasive Surgery Equipments Market Trends, Vendor Landscape Analysis & Forecast 2026

The growth in the general surgery procedures is further increased due to the rising demand for hernia repair and colon resection procedures. - Intuitive Medical is currently leading the surgical robotics market space, occupying approximately 70% of the market.

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 12 Feb 2019

SCOTUS Spokeswoman Releases Post-surgery Update on RBG

This is now the third time the 85-year-old justice has been treated for cancer. “Ginsburg has a history of cancers, having undergone surgery for colorectal cancer in 1999. Ten years later, she was treated for early-stage pancreatic cancer,” CNN reports.

Source: Townhall
Published: 24 Dec 2018

Mercy Colorectal Surgeon Dr. Jeffery Nelson Offers Minimally Invasive Outpatient Treatment for Hemorrhoids

SOURCE Mercy Medical Center, Inc. Jeffery Nelson, M.D., FACS, FASCRS, Surgical Director of The Center for Inflammatory Bowel and Colorectal Diseases, Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy Medical Center, now offers patients a minimally ...

Source: KAKE.com
Published: 15 Jan 2019

Novel Irrigating Wound Retractors Shown to Be Cost Effective in Colorectal Surgery

SAN CARLOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#SoMe4Surgery--Prescient Surgical announced publication of economic data in the Journal of Surgical Research that support the cost-effectiveness of CleanCision, its novel irrigating wound retraction and protection ...

Source: NewsOK
Published: 04 Dec 2018

Advanced surgery cures farmer of rectal cancer

VADODARA: Since the last couple of months, 45-year-old Ranjit Rathod, a farmer hailing from Lunavada in Panchmahals district was suffering from bleeding in his back passage (anus). After diagnosis, he was told that he had cancer of rectum, medically known ...

Source: Times of India
Published: 19 Dec 2018

New protocols improve colon surgery experience

New protocols are reshaping the way patients experience colon surgery at North Mississippi Medical Center. Using the ERAS – enhanced recovery after surgery – protocols, non-emergency colon patients are going home in two days instead of seven and using ...

Source: djournal.com
Published: 02 Mar 2018

You May Not Need Surgery for Large Colorectal Polyps

Colorectal polyps don’t always become cancers. But the bigger ones are the most dangerous — and the most difficult to remove. “All colorectal cancers arise from benign, precancerous polyps, so it is important to remove them,” says colorectal ...

Source: Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic
Published: 06 Apr 2018

Philip Gordon was a pioneering colorectal surgeon

Montreal lost one of its longest serving and most accomplished doctors Wednesday, when Philip Gordon, 75, died of pancreatic cancer. Gordon was a colorectal surgeon who worked for 40 years at the Jewish General Hospital, many of them as the head of the ...

Source: Montreal Gazette
Published: 13 Apr 2018