Posts Tagged ‘colon cancer prevention’

NTV America Interview with Dr. Robin Baradarian Regarding latest endoscopic and therapeutic procedures.

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

NTV America interview with Dr. Robin Baradarian, Chief of Gastroenterology at Beth Israel Medical Center in Brooklyn, NYC, regarding the latest endoscopic and therapeutic procedures to treat a variety of gastrointestinal disorders. Disorders include heartburn, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), constipation and bloating, as well as more rare diseases of colon, pancreas, liver, bile ducts and gallbladder.

Watch Dr. Baradarian from Brooklyn Gastroenterology speak about the latest endoscopic and therapeutic procedures to treat a variety of gastrointestinal disorders. Click below to learn more!

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Aspirin Can Significantly Aid in Colorectal Cancer Discovery

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

It’s been all over the news in recent days. For years aspirin has been a tried and true way to help prevent heart attacks and heart disease, but new data is coming to light that could increase the intake of aspirin further. It’s being discovered that a low daily dose of aspirin, in addition to its heart healthy benefits, can significantly reduce the chance of many types of cancer from developing, most notably colorectal cancer.

According to a wide variety of sources, prolonged, low-dose daily use can actually enhance detection of early warning signs of colorectal cancer. The detection of blood in the stool (fecal occult blood) is vital in detecting colorectal cancers early. Up until very recently it was believed that aspirin could in fact skew the results, leaving physicians with an uncertain assessment of an individual’s cancer development.
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Waistline Size in Relation to Colon Cancer Risk

Friday, September 17th, 2010

A report from the Daily Mail in London says that added inches to a “healthy” waist measurement can drastically increase the risk of colorectal cancer. This may seem sensational, and in some ways it is, but it does give fair warning to the risk involved when eating heavily processed foods and not accounting for the negative effects they can have on your body.

According to the article, roughly 38,000 cases of colon cancer are recorded a year, and it checks in as the second highest killer among cancers in the UK. Assuredly, those figures are exponentially higher in the vastly more populated United States.
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A Look Back on the 2009 Capitol Hill Briefing On Colorectal Cancer

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Today marks the one year anniversary of when experts in colorectal cancer prevention gathered on Capitol Hill to discuss screening programs that work and how screening is contributing to reducing the incidence and death rates in the U.S. from the disease. With nationwide healthcare reform being written into law just yesterday let’s look back to last year and draw from some of the proceedings…
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Dr. Scott Tenner Talks About Colon Cancer Prevention

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

Dr. Scott Tenner is the nation’s leading advocate of colon cancer screening legislation, not to mention a fantastic gastroenterologist in his own right. He sits down with Dr. Conrad Fischer to discuss just how deadly colon cancer is in our country and the steps people can take to prevent the fatal illness from ever even developing. His optimism in the face of one of deadliest diseases is refreshing and somewhat reassuring. Despite how daunting colon cancer is the conversation Dr. Tenner shares with Dr. Fischer should help guide people in their goal of cancer prevention.

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