No-Pouch Colostomy Appliance Approved

A new appliance that eliminates the need for ostomates to wear an external pouch has received pre-marketing approval by the FDA. Expected to be on the US market in the next few months. the Vitala™ device, seals the stoma, preventing…  Read More

Colorectal Cancer News in Brief: October 23

Briefly: Health care providers are less likely to recommend colorectal cancer screening to their patients with a high school education or less.  IV ibuprofen enhances morphine to control post-operative pain, reducing pain and letting patients use less morphine. Superspreaders with…  Read More

C3 Advocate Brings Laughter to CRC Prevention

Standup comic Brenda Elsagher was once voted the funniest woman in the Twin Cities.  Calling her doctor the “rear admiral”, she’s featured in a TV report on colorectal cancer on WCCO, Minneapolis talking about the importance of colonoscopies and colorectal…  Read More