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  • Test linked to fewer colorectal cancer deaths

    A single sigmoidoscopy between ages 55 and 64 can reduce deaths from colorectal cancer by at least 43%, British researchers reported Tuesday.
  • Teen Wrestler Charged with Sexual Battery for Using "Butt Drag" Move

    Teen Wrestler Charged with Sexual Battery for Using "Butt Drag" Move
    FRESNO, Calif. ( KTLA) -- A Fresno County teen wrestler is fighting sexual battery charges after he rammed his fingers into the rectum of an opponent. Buchanan High School wrestler, 17-year-old Preston Hill, tackled a teammate and executed a move...

    A cadaver gets under her skin

    A cadaver gets under her skin
    We enter the gross anatomy lab at 8 a.m. and spend the next two-and-a-half hours palpating bodies, cutting through skin and subcutaneous fat, probing muscle layers and searching for nerves and blood vessels. Before our first day, our anatomy professor...

    Virtual colonoscopy catches more cancers

    Virtual colonoscopy catches more cancers
    Colonoscopy is an important tool to detect colorectal cancer. In recent years, virtual colonoscopy, which involves a CT scan of the colon instead of the invasive, optical inspection of the colon, has been shown to be as effective as traditional...

    Hormone replacement therapy and colon cancer

    Hormone replacement therapy and colon cancer
    Far fewer women take hormone replacement therapy than did a decade ago, but the drugs are a mixed bag of risks and benefits, as studies occasionally point out. For women who are especially concerned about colon cancer, hormone therapy might be a good...