Navigation Links
Obama Speech Heralds Prevention Power of Screening Tests Like Colonoscopy
Date:9/10/2009

Gastroenterologists Applaud President's Call for Coverage

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gastrointestinal specialists from the American College of Gastroenterology applaud President Obama's call to cover preventive screening tests, such as breast cancer exams and colonoscopy. In his health care speech to a joint session of Congress last night, the President argued that "there's no reason we shouldn't be catching diseases like breast cancer and colon cancer before they get worse. That makes sense."

The American College of Gastroenterology has long supported the lifesaving potential of screening by colonoscopy specifically because it can detect and remove pre-cancerous polyps and thereby prevent the development of colorectal cancer.

"We know screening for colorectal cancer is good health policy, and makes good economic sense," commented ACG President Dr. Eamonn Quigley. Studies have shown that for every dollar spent by Medicare for this life-saving test cuts about $3 in long-term medical costs. The New England Journal of Medicine says that a colonoscopy colorectal cancer screening is one of the few preventive services shown to reduce future health care costs.

"That's a good return on investment in any business - especially when you're saving lives. When screening procedures detect colon cancer early, nine of ten patients beat the disease. In the absence of screening, colon cancer is usually found too late and many patients die. Those are starkly different outcomes that we have the power to change," added Dr. Quigley.

Colonoscopy is one of the most powerful preventive tools in clinical medicine because of its excellent sensitivity in detecting polyps and its potential for removing them and breaking the sequence of polyp to cancer in a single diagnostic and therapeutic intervention. The U.S. Preventi
'/>"/>

SOURCE American College of Gastroenterology
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Catholic Health Association: Census Bureau Report and President Obama Make Strong Case for Bold, Immediate Action on Health Reform
2. Clarus Research Group Survey: Top Political Strategists React to Obamas Health Care Speech, Rate Effectiveness
3. President Obamas Campaign Style Speech Points to a Health Care Plan on Life Support
4. Americas Registered Nurses to Obama:
5. Richard Viguerie: Obamacare is Restarting the Conservative Movement
6. National Alliance for Hispanic Health Applauds President Obamas Efforts to Achieve Meaningful Health Care Reform in 2009
7. AHIP Statement on President Obamas Address to the Nation
8. AMA Reaction to President Obamas Address on Health-System Reform
9. President Obamas Medical Malpractice Proposal Will Hurt Patients and Dump More Costs On Taxpayers
10. Pelosi on President Obamas Health Reform Speech: The Time to Act Is Now; And We Will
11. Mayor Gavin Newsom to Be President Obamas Guest for Healthcare Reform Speech to the Nation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Principle Business Enterprises, a ... in manufacturing top-of-the-line absorbent products. The company has ... most popular brand, Tranquility® Premium Protection absorbent products. ... website, gave its packaging a new look, and is ... message to the public. , The new website, developed ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Based on a proprietary chromatid-specific ... assays capable of determining DNA sequence, location and ... three dimensions of high-resolution data, dGH assays are ... range of disease-causing genetic rearrangements, including chromosomal inversions ... tools, including today’s advanced sequencing technologies. , According ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... New York, NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ... to be introduced in the U.S., has a lot to ... time when our country recognizes the achievements and contributions of ... marks the anniversary for Punzoné, and today it shares its ... and take a trip to Italy - even if it ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... 20, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, one of ... its new range of bamboo deckings . Moreover, ... natural items; they are now available at deeply discounted ... it is hard to overstate the significance of online ... to online services. The company’s workers are striving to ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... Recently, Fancyflyingfox.com, an innovative company that provides many kinds ... designs of 2014 mother of the bride dresses ... offered with big discounts, up to 70% off. All ... enjoy this special offer. , Owing to the ... one of the leading brands in the global market. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Tranquility® Premium Protection Incontinence Products Releases New Logo and Website 2Health News:KromaTiD Launches Genome Screening and Discovery Services 2Health News:KromaTiD Launches Genome Screening and Discovery Services 3Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 2Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 3Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 4Health News:High Quality Bamboo Deckings, New Items Unveiled By BambooIndustry.com 2Health News:Fancyflyingfox.com Updates Its Website With New Mother Of The Bride Dresses For 2014 2
... ... a new website utilizing the latest internet technology to educate visitors on breast enhancement ... create an interactive web experience that’s designed to be an informative and user-friendly virtual ... ...
... ... pandemic novel H1N1 influenza cases this season? Should you test all patients with ... you prescribe? EB Medicine announces its November 2009 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, which ... , ...
... ... procedures that provide patients profound relief of sinus pain and decrease the ... the physicians of the Atlanta Snoring Institute. Techniques such as balloon ... or tissue like traditional sinus surgery . The advantages of ...
... , ... health, and just a few small changes can give big results. ... for us, and the,right ways to improve our health. , ... of 25 health-boosting tips,which we believe to be pretty much incontrovertible! ...
... 95 percent of radiation oncologists use advanced imaging techniques such ... 4-dimensional computed tomography (4DCT) for target delineation (to locate the ... to an article in the December issue of the ... , www.jacr.org ). In defining the target, the ...
... School of Medicine compared the outcomes of cirrhotic ... (NASH) versus alcoholic liver disease (ETOH) and found ... between the NASH and ETOH groups. Study findings ... Liver Transplantation , a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Richmond, Virginia Plastic Surgeon Launches State-of-the-Art Breast Surgery Website 2Health News:Richmond, Virginia Plastic Surgeon Launches State-of-the-Art Breast Surgery Website 3Health News:Richmond, Virginia Plastic Surgeon Launches State-of-the-Art Breast Surgery Website 4Health News:Emergency Medicine Practice Publishes 'Influenza: Challenges in Diagnosis and Management in the Emergency Department' 2Health News:Emergency Medicine Practice Publishes 'Influenza: Challenges in Diagnosis and Management in the Emergency Department' 3Health News:Atlanta Snoring Institute Uses Breakthrough Techniques to Treat Sinusitis and Sinus Pain 2Health News:Atlanta Snoring Institute Uses Breakthrough Techniques to Treat Sinusitis and Sinus Pain 3Health News:Atlanta Snoring Institute Uses Breakthrough Techniques to Treat Sinusitis and Sinus Pain 4Health News:realbuzz.com - Top 25 Ways to Improve Your Health & get a Better Sex Life! 2Health News:New data emerges on liver transplant survival rates 2Health News:New data emerges on liver transplant survival rates 3
(Date:10/20/2014)... Oct. 20, 2014   BioNano Genomics announced today ... ability to collect human data at 30X depth, sufficient for ... This new capability was established and demonstrated for the IrysChip ... TM System and will be rolled out to ... will be showcasing this advancement at the American Society ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... , Oct. 20, 2014   Taiho Oncology, ... Ltd. ( Japan ), announced that ... Fast Track designation for TAS-102 (nonproprietary names: trifluridine ... under investigation for the treatment of refractory metastatic ... initiated a rolling NDA submission to the FDA. ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Pharmaceutic Labs announces the opening of its ... NY for admixing, compounding, drug shortages and ... the FDA standards for safety and quality, using 21 ... The 10,000 square foot outsourcing facility was ... and quality control. The company will produce sterile and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BioNano Genomics Announces One Human : One Chip : One Day 2BioNano Genomics Announces One Human : One Chip : One Day 3Taiho Oncology, Inc. Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for TAS-102 as a Potential Treatment for Refractory Metastatic Colorectal Cancer 2Taiho Oncology, Inc. Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for TAS-102 as a Potential Treatment for Refractory Metastatic Colorectal Cancer 3Taiho Oncology, Inc. Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for TAS-102 as a Potential Treatment for Refractory Metastatic Colorectal Cancer 4
... Improvement With Every-Four-Week Subcutaneous SIMPONI Despite Previous Medication ... June 9 A new analysis demonstrated that ... severely active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who had prior ... received subcutaneous injections of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) once every ...
... in June Issue of Circulation , , SILVER ... Corporation (Nasdaq: UTHR ) and Eli Lilly ... the results of a pivotal 16-week study showing that ... improved exercise capacity and improved time to clinical worsening ...
Cached Medicine Technology:New Analysis Shows Efficacy of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients 2New Analysis Shows Efficacy of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients 3New Analysis Shows Efficacy of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients 4New Analysis Shows Efficacy of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients 5New Analysis Shows Efficacy of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients 6New Analysis Shows Efficacy of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients 7New Analysis Shows Efficacy of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients 8New Analysis Shows Efficacy of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients 9New Analysis Shows Efficacy of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients 10Study Results Present Efficacy and Safety Findings from the PHIRST-1 Study of Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Taking Tadalafil Tablets Once Daily 2Study Results Present Efficacy and Safety Findings from the PHIRST-1 Study of Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Taking Tadalafil Tablets Once Daily 3Study Results Present Efficacy and Safety Findings from the PHIRST-1 Study of Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Taking Tadalafil Tablets Once Daily 4Study Results Present Efficacy and Safety Findings from the PHIRST-1 Study of Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Taking Tadalafil Tablets Once Daily 5Study Results Present Efficacy and Safety Findings from the PHIRST-1 Study of Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Taking Tadalafil Tablets Once Daily 6
Drugs of Abuse (DoA) Array is used for in-vitro diagnostic tests for the qualitative determination of the parent molecule and metabolites of drugs in human urine....
For use with catalog #0540....
Lupus Anticoagulant-Sensitive APTT Reagent.Cephalin with particulate activator (silica), freeze-dried....
Antigenic Total Protein S, ELISA Method...
Medicine Products: