For decades flexible colonoscopy has been the gold standard for screening asymptomatic adults for colon and rectal cancers.  While there…
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Prostate Cancer Screening Revisited

Posted: September 9, 2017
Should men be screened for prostate cancer?  Does the good outweigh the harm?  In 2012 the US Preventive Services Task…
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Low-risk breast cancer: further treatment?

Posted: September 9, 2017
For at least forty years it has been conventional wisdom that women treated for breast cancer with either mastectomy or…
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Cancer and Vitamin D

Posted: April 4, 2017
A raft of laboratory and clinical data gathered over the last ten years has suggested that Vitamin D has a…
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Antibiotics and Colon Polyps

Posted: April 4, 2017
Can antibiotics cause colon polyps?  In a landmark study from the Harvard School of Public Health and the Nurses Health…
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