Oncology & Cancer

Colon cancer screening: Immunological tests are superior

Tests for hidden traces of blood ("occult blood") in the stool provide clues to colon cancer or precancerous lesions. For over 40 years, an enzymatic detection method has been used to detect the diseases. Now immunological ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dogs can accurately sniff out 'superbug' infections

Dogs can sniff out Clostridium difficile (the infective agent that is responsible for many of the dreaded "hospital acquired infections") in stool samples and even in the air surrounding patients in hospital with a very high ...

Oncology & Cancer

A recipe for increased colorectal cancer screening rates

Screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) is cost-effective and saves lives by early detection. The ability to screen large numbers of individuals is especially important for states with tight health insurance budgets dealing ...

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