The screening test for colon cancer is called the Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT). FIT detects blood in your stool (poop) which can be a sign of pre-cancer. Please visit http://www.screeningbc.ca/colon for more information on the Colon Screening Program.
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Version Française - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=300eNqjITBE Colorectal cancer screening can save lives, but not enough people are getting screened. The Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) is a simple, first-step test that looks for blood in your poo. This instructional video will walk you through the steps of the FOBT test to help keep you happy and healthy! If you'd like to take this test, ask your doctor or call Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000. Don't take this test until 3 days after you have stopped menstruating, bleeding from hemorrhoids, bleeding from dental work, or having blood in your urine (e.g. from infection). Please visit us at www.getscreened.ca or contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions
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This is an instructional video for the Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT). It goes over how to do the test and provides easy to follow instruction, narrated by Dr. Meghan Davis, the Primary Care Lead for the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Regional Cancer Program.
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The bowel cancer screening test can catch the early signs of bowel cancer by looking for blood in your poo. Find out how to do the test in this video. In England, Wales and Northern Ireland screening starts at the age of 60 and in Scotland it starts at 50. This is a Cancer Research UK video. For more information on bowel screening go to http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/type/bowel-cancer/about/screening/about-bowel-cancer-screening Follow Cancer Research UK: Facebook: http://po.st/CRUKFByt Twitter: http://po.st/CRUKTWyt Instagram: http://po.st/CRUKIGyt Google+: http://po.st/CRUKGPyt
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Developed and produced by http://www.MechanismsinMedicine.com Animation description: Screening programs aim to identify individuals with cancers at an earlier stage and allow for treatment before growth and spread has occurred. It also allows for detection of pre-cancerous growths such as polyps before the cancer has even developed. Several screening techniques for colon cancer have been used. As cancers grow they may bleed. Small amounts of blood are not necessarily visible within the stool. Testing stool samples for occult blood may indicate the presence of a cancer within the colon. Several trials have shown benefit from the use of this test as a screening tool. This test should be part of a regular exam however it will only detect cancers within the reach of the examining finger [cancers of the mid and lower rectum] Modern scopes have had several improvements. They are thinner and more flexible with better fibre optics allowing sharper images. In addition the instruments allow the use of additional devices for a variety of functions such as snares for polypectomies, forceps for biopsies and other injection devices. Flexible sigmoidoscopes are 60 cm long and are able to detect about 65% of all polyps. Upon the discovery of an adenoma, a colonoscopy is usually required to evaluate the proximal bowel. Case control studies have shown benefit in terms of reduced colon cancer mortality and incidence however they only evaluate the distal end of the colon. A colonoscopy is the gold standard in terms of screening. A scope enters the rectum and is extended through the entire colon. This test will identify almost all cancers and most pre-malignant polyps. It also allows for the removal of smaller growths. This test only has to be repeated every 5-10 years if no polyps are present. Virtual colonoscopy is a new technique that uses computed tomographic or magnetic resonance images to produce computer-generated images of the colon. Patients still require bowel prep and have air insufflated into their colons. In experienced hands, this test is as good as colonoscopy in detecting cancers and larger polyps.
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Get screened for colorectal cancer if you’re 50 and above. Early detection helps saves lives. The FIT (Faecal Immunochemical Test) checks your stool for blood that cannot be seen with the naked eye to detect signs of cancer. The test is safe, easy to do and should be done once a year. It does not require any fasting or change in diet before the test. Pick up the test kits today at these locations: http://www.singaporecancersociety.org... Collection Eligibility: Singaporeans and PRs who are 50 years old and above. (Please bring along your NRIC) For more information, log on to www.singaporecancersociety.org.sg or email email@example.com
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An animated video showing how to use Immunostics Inc.Colon Cancer Screening Test. For more advice on using the test kit, please phone the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme freephone helpline on 0800 707 60 60.
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The types of colon cancer are very dangerous, these types are not the deadliest, but they are really serious. In 2016, about 140,000 people are diagnosed of rectal or colon cancer.￼ One of the main issues is that most of the people wait until it is too late for the treatment. This happens because the people usually ignore the symptoms.￼ Today, we will present you 5 signs of the colon cancer. -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Stay connected: Subscribe: https://goo.gl/RUzMHY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyHomeRemediesnow/ -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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Learn more about colonoscopy at http://www.YouAndColonoscopy.com A colonoscope is the special tool used to perform a colonoscopy. It is a thin, flexible, tubular ‘telescope’ with a light and video camera that your doctor carefully guides through your colon in order to see and determine the health of your colon. Watch this animation to learn about the features of the colonoscope, how the colonoscopy procedure is performed and how polyps are removed, and the follow-up care you and your doctor should talk about after your procedure.
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Colorectal cancer, or bowel cancer, is the 2nd deadliest cancer in France. As one of the most common forms of cancer, it affects 4 in every 100 men and 3 in every 100 women, mostly over the age of 50. It develops gradually inside the colon and rectum, usually from small lesions called polyps. As they grow, some polyps bleed. Screening can spot traces of blood in stools which are invisible to the naked eye. Screening reduces mortality caused by colorectal cancer. It can detect cancer most often in its early stages, in addition to some precancerous lesions.
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Gastroenterologist Kevin Woods, MD, MPH, explains the procedure for flexible sigmoidoscopy, one of the tests that can find colon cancer. Learn more about colon cancer at http://cancer.org/coloncancer
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Gastroenterologist Kevin Woods, MD, MPH, discusses colonoscopy, one of the tests that can find and prevent colon cancer; preparation for the test; and what happens if a polyp is found during the test. Learn more about colon cancer at http://cancer.org/coloncancer
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Eligible Australians aged between 50 and 74 will receive a free National Bowel Cancer Screening Program kit in the mail. Bowel cancer screening can save your life, so do your kit when you receive it in the mail. When it’s detected early, nine out of ten cases can be treated successfully.
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www.BowelHealthUK.com BowelCheck is a bowel cancer early detection service that is available both to private individuals, with or without insurance, and to businesses wanting to offer bowel cancer screening to employees. BowelCheck provided by BowelHealth UK consists of: 1.Comprehensive factual information about bowel cancer which can be found on this website 2.On-line sign up with questions about lifestyle and family history 3.A new, advanced bowel cancer test which you can carry out in the comfort and privacy of your home
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Colonoscopy is a procedure that allows a colonoscopist to see the inside lining of the rectum and colon using a special instrument called a colonoscope. Please visit http://www.screeningbc.ca/colon for more information on the Colon Screening Program.
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UCLA Digestive Diseases Continuing Medical Education GI Issues for the Primary Care Physician February 22, 2014 Wendy Ho, MD, MPH Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine Division of Digestive Diseases David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Learn more at http://gastro.ucla.edu
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We worked with a group of leading clinical oncologists to develop a comprehensive program on screening for colon, breast, cervical, and prostate cancer. The message is aimed at general practitioners and their patients. This project is one of our largest undertakings so far. The cervical cancer CD-ROM alone features over 30 minutes of animation in a dual-audience, multi-media, multi-language educational program with a total runtime of over 3 hours. The CD-ROM is now being used by the UK's National Health Service and has been distributed to over 10,000 physicians.
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Your guide to the bowel cancer screening test in Scotland. Find out how to do the test including how to collect the sample and what happens after the test. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/cancerresearchuk Facebook:https://www. facebook.com/cancerresearchuk Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/CR_UK Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cr_uk
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Dr. John Kisiel explains what you should do if you have a positive result from a colorectal screening test. Mayo Clinic joins Fight Colorectal Cancer for #80by2018. Learn more about colorectal cancer on Mayo Clinic Connect: http://mayocl.in/ColorectalCancer.
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Bowel cancer screening saves lives because it’s the best way to detect bowel cancer early – even before symptoms appear. The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program offers free bowel screening kits to eligible Australians. From 2015 the Program is expanding and by 2020 all Australians aged 50-74 will be offered free bowel screening every two years. For more information visit http://www.australia.gov.au/bowelscreening
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Dr. Richard Billingham explains the various screening tests that can be used to test for colorectal cancer. The most reliable and accurate test is the colonoscopy. A colonoscopy offers the opportunity to remove colon polyps if they are found and prevent cancer from forming. Dr. Billingham is now retired, but another specialist at the clinic can advise. For more information about colorectal cancer visit http://www.swedish.org/Services/Cancer-Institute/Services/Colorectal-Cancer.
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Research shows that screening for colorectal cancer saves lives. That's because screening can catch cancer early, while it's still curable. But let's face it, having a colonoscopy to look for cancer or precancerous polyps is not fun. Doctors at Mayo Clinic have studied and improved upon a non-invasive screening test that requires no preparation or procedure. The test detects cancer or precancerous polyps by measuring DNA in your stool.
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A Colonoscopy is the 'gold standard' for early detection of colon cancer. But what if you can't undergo an invasive procedure? Take-home sample tests are available, in a range of effectiveness...
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The screening test for colon cancer is called the Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT). FIT detects blood in your stool (poop) which can be a sign of pre-cancer. Please visit http://www.screeningbc.ca/colon for more information on the Colon Screening Program.
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Aged 60 – 74? You’ll be sent a free bowel cancer screening kit in the post once every two years. It’s meant for people with no symptoms and can find bowel cancer at an early stage, when it’s easier to treat successfully. Don't ignore it. Take the test. Find out more at www.cruk.org/BeClearOnCancer Follow Cancer Research UK: Facebook: http://po.st/CRUKFByt Twitter: http://po.st/CRUKTWyt Instagram: http://po.st/CRUKIGyt Google+: http://po.st/CRUKGPyt
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This short video follows an actual patient, Randy Hale, as his physician screens him for colorectal cancer using the InSure test, available from Quest Diagnostics. The InSure® FIT™ Test Kit is only available from healthcare professionals. The kit contains everything you need to collect and submit test samples for analysis. It's easy and convenient to perform the InSure® screening test for colorectal cancer in the privacy of your home. There are no medicinal or dietary restrictions before or during taking the test. Unlike other tests that require fecal collection and test card smears, the InSure® F I T™ requires only a simple brush and a dab onto the special test card.
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Doctors recommend that people 50 and older undergo a colonoscopy. But many are leery of that invasive procedure. There’s now a non-invasive colon cancer screening test you can take right from home
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How to Self Screen for Colon Cancer|alternatives to colonoscopy for colon cancer screening Colon cancer is the third most common cancer. However, there are excellent screening tests available and, when caught early, colon cancer is able to be treated and cured in 90% of all cases. This is why following through with the recommended screening is so important. See your family doctor to learn how to self-screen for colon cancer via the at-home stool test, which is recommended every one to two years for people over the age of 50. Though colon screenings performed by trained doctors are always best, an at-home test is better than nothing and could point out issues that you'll need to address. 1 Evaluate your level of risk for colon cancer. Everyone is eligible for colon cancer screening beginning at the age of 50; however, if you have a family history of colon cancer, or a personal history of inflammatory bowel disease (such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, both of which increase your risk of developing colon cancer) you may be eligible to begin screening earlier. Don't wait to discuss this with your doctor — even if you are still young, it is important to notify your doctor if you have any risk factors. See your doctor at age 50 to begin self-screening, and earlier if you believe you have additional risk factors (in which case your doctor will let you know at what age you are eligible to begin). 2 Obtain the testing package. The first thing you will need to do in order to self-screen for colon cancer is to obtain the at-home stool testing package. You will need to visit your family doctor to obtain this, and she will explain the procedure to you during this visit as well. One stool test is called the Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT). This looks for blood in your stool that is not visible to the naked eye. It is the most commonly used self-screening test for colon cancer. Another stool test option is called the Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT). This is almost the same as FOBT, except instead of detecting blood via heme it detects it via antibodies directed at human hemoglobin. The final self-screening stool test option is called Cologuard. This evaluates both for the presence of blood in the stool, as well as for DNA that has been correlated to a higher risk for colon cancer. It is quite new and therefore not currently recommended as the standard of care; however, studies indicate that the new Cologuard test could potentially have a greater ability to detect colon cancer than either the FOBT or the FIT tests. 3 Collect the required number of stool samples. Once you have the package at home with you, you are ready to begin testing at the time of your next bowel movement. Take note of how many stool samples you will need. Some self-screening packages request three samples, often each the size of a smear on a piece of toilet paper. Others ask for only one sample, but it may require the whole bowel movement to be packaged and sent into the lab. One way to collect bowel samples more easily is to place a piece of plastic wrap over the toilet bowl, allowing it to hang just above the water level. After your bowel movement, you can then collect the stool sample (in the required amount) before flushing the rest down the toilet. Ensure that no urine contaminates your stool sample. SUBSCRIBE TO MORE VIDEOS
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The Mayo Clinic is the first in the country to offer a new, at-home screening test for colon cancer, reports Angela Davis. WCCO 4 News At 5 – August 26, 2014
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The video you are about to see will show you a typical patient’s experience through the Bowel Screening journey. (Updated June 2017). The Endoscopy unit is a brand new and purpose built which centre’s around the patient’s journey having privacy and dignity zones and male and female segregation. Currently we have 4 clinic’s and 4-5 endoscopy lists a week, all based at the Chesterfield Royal Hospital, covering a population of just over half a million patients within the screening age of 60-74 years As you come through the hospital’s main entrance you should go straight to the main reception to check in – you will be directed to the correct clinic from there. When you arrive at the clinic you will see a big white board telling you where your screening nurse is - just take a seat outside the room; the screening nurse will be expecting you. The screening nurse will check your name, date of birth, address and contact number before asking a series of questions about your health, medications you may be taking and questions about your bowels. You will then be shown a series of slides to illustrate what a polyp looks like before being told in details how to take the laxative to clear your bowel prior to the test. The screening nurse will then go through the timings of when you need to take the laxative. First of all you need to remove one of the packets from the box at the time stated in the instructions. Mix packets A and B together with a litre of tap water. You must drink a glass of the laxative every 15 minutes alongside half a litre of clear fluids. Avoid taking any medication an hour before, whilst drinking the laxative, and for an hour afterwards. Remember to stay close to a toilet when you start drinking the laxative. On arrival for your colonoscopy don’t go the main reception, instead go straight to the endoscopy department and report to the endoscopy reception. You may be with us for 2 to 3 hours so if you are being picked up, make sure they are aware of this. You will have your details checked on arrival. Your details will be checked by the endoscopy nurse with your blood pressure before you get ready for your test. To ensure your privacy and dignity is respected, designated male and female changing areas are provided for you to get changed into a gown. When you are changed the endoscopy nurse will come and insert a cannula, leaving a small plastic tube in place ready for the test. One of the nurses from the endoscopy room room will come and collect you and you will be walked into the endoscopy room, where the screening practitioner and screening colonoscopist will be present with endoscopy nurses. The test normally takes around 30-45 minutes on average but can take longer if a number of samples need to be collected. Gas and air is available as an alternative to sedation. Your comfort levels will be monitored throughout, some patients find the gas and air useful alongside the sedation Once your colonoscopy is over you will be taken to either the male or female recovery bay, where you will have your blood pressure re-checked and the cannula removed. You will be offered a warm drink and a biscuit before you get dressed. Once you are fit for discharge the recovery nurse will walk you down to the discharge area. If you have had sedation you will need someone to take you home and stay with you for at least the next 12 hours. The endoscopy nurse will discuss your test and you will be given written information and after care. The screening nurse will call you the next working day to check your ID before asking how you are, and give you the opportunity to ask any further questions. Any follow up required will also be discussed. I hope that you have found the information contained within this video useful, if you have any further questions then please call us on 01246 512197. Further information on the Bowel Scope screening test can be found in our video: 'Bowel Scope Screening at Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust' at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-w-C-h3UHbk&feature=youtu.be
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