November 1, 2011

Short Training Course Greatly Improves Colon Cancer Screening: Study


A two-hour course for doctors could improve their ability to find pre-cancerous growths during regular colon cancer screenings, Mayo Clinic researchers announced Monday at an American College of Gastroenterology meeting in Washington, D.C. The pilot study measured how the additional training could improve a doctor's ability to catch colon cancer in its early stages, a study lead by Michael Wallace, chief of gastroenterology and professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic.

International Business Times, Kirk Klocke, 11/1/11

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Tags: Cancer

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