Items Tagged ‘Cologuard test’

May 20, 2015

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor, Carmen Zwicker Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News.   Florida Times-Union Jacksonville’s Mayo has breakthrough in treating ALS, […]

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Tags: ABC15 Phoenix, adult vaccinations, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), AP, ArcaMax, Arizona Republic, Artificial pancreas, autism, autoimmune diseases, bacterial infections

April 19, 2013

Noninvasive Cancer Test Is Effective, Study Finds

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

A new noninvasive screening test can detect most cases of colorectal cancer and also many precancerous polyps, potentially helping to sharply reduce the death toll from the disease, according to results of a study released on Thursday…But detecting that DNA in the stool is extremely difficult. Virtually all the DNA in the stool comes from bacteria, said […]

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Tags: Cologuard test, Colorectal Cancer, death toll, DNA, Dr. David A. Ahlquist, New York Times, polyps

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