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Bowel cancer symptoms: FIVE signs that you should see a doctor

CANCER symptoms vary dependent on where the tumour is in the body. You should see a GP if you show these signs of bowel cancer.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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This popped up a few days ago: Major component of Australia's cancer register still without go-live By Justin Hendry on Feb 14, 2018 1:37PM Planning will recommence after delivery of first phase.The replacement of Australia ’s outdated bowel screening register remains without a go-live date almost a year after a complex data migration process stalled the original launch. Australia ’s new Telstra-built cancer screening register is a single platform that will replace the paper-based national bowel screening register as well as the eight separate cervical cancer screening registers operated by the state...
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - Category: Information Technology Authors: Source Type: blogs
Conclusion The relative inaccessibility of the small bowel and the malignant neoplasms’ non-specific symptoms make an early diagnosis difficult. Discovery of the disease, often only at an advanced stage, results in complications and less effective therapy. The laparoscopic approach might be advantageous and effective in the treatment of advanced small bowel cancer with invasion of adjacent structures.
Source: Journal of Coloproctology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
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Source: International Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research Article Source Type: research
Mast cells (MCs) are tissue resident sentinels that mature and orchestrate inflammation in response to infection and allergy. While they are also frequently observed in tumors, the contribution of MCs to carcinogenesis remains unclear. Here, we show that sequential oncogenic events in gut epithelia expand different types of MCs in...
Source: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Biological Sciences Source Type: research
Publication date: 10 February 2018 Source:New Scientist, Volume 237, Issue 3164
Source: New Scientist - Category: Science Source Type: research
Background: Many people use the Internet for health-related information search, which is known to help regulate their emotional state. However, not much is known yet about how Web-based information search together with negative emotional states (ie, threat of cancer diagnosis) relate to preventive medical treatment decisions (ie, colonoscopy intentions). Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate how frequency of health-related Internet use together with perceived threat of a possible (bowel) cancer diagnosis influences intentions to get a colonoscopy. Previous research has shown that people who experience threat ...
Source: Journal of Medical Internet Research - Category: General Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Caroline Richards was just 34 when she was diagnosed, and is now raising awareness of the symptoms.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The initiative is part of a £200 million NHS England strategy to transform cancer care and comes after research at Southampton University saw bowel-cancer patients benefit from exercise.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
PROSTATE cancer has now overtaken breast cancer as the third biggest cancer killer in the UK, behind lung and bowel cancer. But what is the prostate, and what does it do?
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Abstract AimWe wanted to find out if roll‐out of the bowel cancer screening programme (BCSP) across England was associated with a reduced risk of emergency hospital admission for people presenting with colorectal cancer (CRC) during this period. MethodThis is a retrospective cohort study of 27 763 incident cases of CRC over a 1‐year period during the roll‐out of screening across parts of England. The primary outcome was the number of emergency (unplanned) hospital admissions during the diagnostic pathway. The primary exposure was to those living in an area where the BCSP was active at the time of diagnosis. Pati...
Source: Colorectal Disease - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
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