Colon Cancer Prevention
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medicinenet.com — “Colon cancer screening include colonoscopy, fecal occult blood tests, flexible sigmoidoscopy, virtual colonoscopy, and air contrast barium enema.” View full resource at medicinenet.com
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sltrib.com — “A simple, cheaper exam of just the lower part of the bowel can cut the risk of developing colon cancer or dying of the disease, a large federal study finds. Many doctors recommend a more complete test — colonoscopy — but many people refuse that costly, unpleasant exam.” View full resource at sltrib.com
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healthfinder.gov — “Provides information on skin cancer prevention, risk factors for developing skin cancer, instructions on how to do a skin self exam and as well as a quiz to better understand skin cancer” View full resource at healthfinder.gov
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Surgery News - Long-term functional results from a randomized clinical study of transverse coloplasty compared with colon J-pouch after low anterior resection for rectal cancer |4212334
mdlinx.com — “Surgery Medical Article: Long-term functional results from a randomized clinical study of transverse coloplasty compared with colon J-pouch after low anterior resection for rectal cancer” View full resource at mdlinx.com
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AAFP, USPSTF Recommend Against Routine Screening for Ovarian Cancer -- AAFP News Now -- American Academy of Family Physicians
aafp.org — “The AFFP, in conjunction with the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), has reaffirmed its 2004 recommendation against screening for ovarian cancer in women. The updated recommendation applies only to asymptomatic women. Women with known genetic mutations that increase their risk for ovarian cancer are not included in the recommendation.” View full resource at aafp.org
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medscape.com — “: The investigators did observe a statistically significant interaction by sex, however, with women taking omega-3 fatty acids at an increased for cancer. They caution, however, that the results might be due to chance, given the few cancer cases and cancer deaths that occurred in women treated with the supplements.” View full resource at medscape.com
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news-medical.net — “Rowan T. Chlebowski, M.D., Ph.D., an LA BioMed investigator whose research activities have focused on breast cancer therapy and prevention, and chronic diseases impacting women's health, is co-author of a study that indicates that women who use the estrogen-only form of menopausal hormone therapy appear less likely to develop breast cancer in the longer term, according to new research which was recently published The Lancet Oncology.” View full resource at news-medical.net
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Dr Mark Mattar specializes in inflammatory bowel disease, acid reflux disease, gastroesophageal reflux, colon cancer, hepatitis, and irritable bowel syndrome. He believes in the holistic approach to caring for patients with digestive and liver problems.
Robin Baradarian, MD, FACG, serves as an assistant professor of medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and concurrently serves as chief of gastroenterology and director of interventional endoscopy at Beth Israel Medical Center, Kings Highway. Dr. Baradarian also serves as co-director of The Greater New York Ambulatory Surgical Center.
Dr. Baradarian has authored numerous research publications and won prestigious awards in medicine. Aside from the management of liver, pancreatic and gastrointestinal disease, Dr. Baradarian specializes in endoscopy, colonoscopy, advanced endoscopic therapeutic procedures, large colon and gastric polyp resection as well as endoscopic ultrasound. Dr. Robin Baradarian is fluent in English, Persian and Spanish.
Virginia Beach gastroenterologist Dr. Berger has performed over 40,000 procedures since 1979. He is a graduate a Harvard College, Yale University, and Duke Medical School, and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterolgy. His patients know him as happy, easy, and people-friendly yet very professional. He cares about you and your health.