Tuesday, April 25, 2006

False Info About False Positives for Colon Cancer

The results of a recent study may change the way you're asked to prepare for a fecal occult blood test (FOBT). Researchers from Indiana University Medical Center found that the regular use of aspirin or NSAID's (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, like ibuprofen) does not cause false positives on fecal occult blood tests. (Please click on the headline above to link to the full story.)

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At 7:51 AM, Blogger Donna Myers said...

Hi Elana. You have a great blog here but I noticed you have the full text of an article I wrote for About.com. Unfortunately, since the NY Times has the exclusive online rights to that content, posting the entire thing is a copyright violation. But, if you just cut it down to the first paragraph or so then link to the rest of the article, there are no worries on our end. (http://coloncancer.about.com/b/a/143707.htm) Like I said, I like your blog. If you're interested in a mutual link, let me know. Thanks. My email is coloncancer.guide@about.com.

 

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