Colorectal cancer

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FDA approves first DNA-based test for colon cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patients’ DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths. The Cologuard test from Exact Sciences detects […]

08/11/2014

OC wife who had man killed must pay restitution

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An appeals court says a woman sentenced to life in prison for hiring a hit man to kill her cancer-stricken husband must pay nearly $500,000 in restitution to his estate. […]

11/27/2013

Colon cancer testing may be leveling off in US

ATLANTA (AP) — After years of steady increases, testing for colon cancer may be leveling off, a federal report suggests. A large survey done last year found that about two-thirds of Americans ages 50 to […]

11/05/2013

Study: Cancer patients overestimate value of chemo

NEW YORK (AP) – Most patients getting chemotherapy for incurable lung or colon cancers mistakenly believe that the treatment can cure them rather than just buy them some more time or ease their symptoms, a […]

10/24/2012

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