Dr. Rudolph Kluiber, MD

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  • Aurora Health Care

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Colon / Rectal Surgery:

    THURSDAY, April 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients older than 65 are more likely to die and have more complications after colon cancer surgery than younger patients, a new study finds.

    Researchers led by Dr. Mehraneh Jafari of the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine ex...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Colon cancer patients who were obese before their diagnosis may have an increased risk of dying from their cancer and other causes, a new study finds.

    "Our data provide further evidence that maintaining a healthy body weight throughout life is ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Your risk of developing colon cancer may depend partly on having a doctor who often spots precancerous growths during patients' colonoscopy screenings, a new study suggests.

    Colonoscopy is one of the ways doctors screen for colon cancer. It's e...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, March 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Recent research has raised the possibility that low-dose aspirin could add extra years to the lives of colon cancer patients. Now, a new study suggests that only certain patients may gain a survival benefit by taking aspirin after diagnosis.

    Th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, March 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A panel of U.S. Food and Drug Administration experts on Thursday unanimously recommended approval of a new at-home stool test that screens for colorectal cancer with more than 90 percent accuracy.

    The 10-member committee said the benefits of Exa...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, March 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Colorectal cancer is missed in about 6 percent of colonoscopies, according to a new study.

    "Not only did we find that colonoscopy isn't perfect, we discovered a number of factors associated with these 'missed' cancers," study lead author Dr. N....Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, March 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new at-home stool test screens for colorectal cancer with more than 90 percent accuracy, researchers report.

    "That kind of result is really unprecedented for a noninvasive stool-based screening," said study co-author Dr. Steven Itzkowitz, di...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    WEDNESDAY, March 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The community of bacteria that typically live in the human gut is radically altered in patients with Crohn's disease, a new study shows.

    Overall, patients with Crohn's have less diversity among their intestinal bacteria than healthy individual...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Colon & Rectal Surgery:

    TUESDAY, Oct. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Younger adults with colorectal cancer that has spread (metastasized) to other areas of the body have a higher risk of disease progression and death than middle-aged patients, a new study finds.

    Colorectal cancer in elderly patients is also more aggressi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Colon & Rectal Surgery:

    FRIDAY, Sept. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking increases the risk of complications and death following colorectal surgery, a new study says.

    The study is based on an analysis of data from 47,000 patients in the United States who had major, non-emergency colorectal...Full Article

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Colon & Rectal Surgery:

    TUESDAY, Oct. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have developed a new DNA test for colorectal cancer and for cancer precursors that seems to be not only accurate, but also noninvasive.

    If approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, experts say, the test could be a welcome alternativ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Colon & Rectal Surgery:

    FRIDAY, Oct. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking coffee instead of water may restore normal bowel function more quickly among people who have had surgery to remove part of their colon, a new study suggests.

    Researchers at University Hospital Heidelberg, in Germany,...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Colon & Rectal Surgery:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) -- People at higher risk of developing colorectal cancer may be able to reduce their risk by getting thorough colonoscopies and adhering to recommendations for follow-up exams, a new study suggests.

    Researchers in Germany looked at more than 400 people w...Full Article

  • Rudolph Kluiber, MD

    The most accurate way to detect colon cancer is a colonoscopy. There are other methods to review the colon such as barium enema and CT colonography, but the colonoscopy is the most sensitive as well as the most specific test. Any abnormalities found on any other test would have to be confirmed using

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