Items Tagged ‘Screening/Prevention Rectal Cancer’

November 5, 2008

Folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12 Not Shown to Protect Against Cancer in Women

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Folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12 Not Shown to Protect Against Cancer in Women Supplementation with folic acid, B6, and B12 for more than seven years neither reduced nor increased the risk of breast cancer or other invasive cancer among women. These results were recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The role […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Screening/Prevention Breast Cancer, Screening/Prevention Colon Cancer, Screening/Prevention Rectal Cancer


October 10, 2008

United States Preventive Task Force Provides Recommendations for Colorectal Cancer Screening

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United States Preventive Task Force Provides Recommendations for Colorectal Cancer Screening?? The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has recently issued recommendations for the screening of colorectal cancer. These recommendations were published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. Recommendations for the screening of colorectal cancer include screening initiation at the age of 50 years […]

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Tags: Screening/Prevention Colon Cancer, Screening/Prevention Rectal Cancer