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Israeli doctors develops new noninvasive procedure for early detection of colon cancer

Doctors at Maccabi Health Services have developed a simple blood test for early detection of Israel’s 2nd-deadliest cancer, to replace the previous unpleasant procedures of colonoscopies & collecting stool samples.


Maccabi Health Services has developed a new noninvasive procedure to detect early signs of colon cancer.

Doctors hope new noninvasive technique to determine signs of colon cancer will lead many people to get tested who avoided the uncomfortable tests previously offered – Photo: Liquidlibrary

Colon cancer is the second most common and deadly form of cancer in Israel, with 3,200 new cases diagnosed and 1,300 deaths resulting from it in 2012. Continue Reading »