A Symposium for Health and Medical Communications

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Title: A Symposium for Health and Medical Communications
Description: A Symposium for Health and Medical Communications in NYC: Colorectal Cancer - new insights into a preventable disease. Fig.1: Fexible sigmoidscope. Fig. 2: Stool blood test. Fig. 3: Double contrast barium enema. Fig. 4: Fiberoptic colonoscope. Fig. 5:Colorectal cancer can be prevented by removal of pre-malignant polyps. The stool blood test is used to detect polyps that bleed. Fig. 6: Schematic drawing of cross section of colon wall shows cancer invasion. Fig. 7: Comparison of 5 year survival rates for colorectal cancer with/without early detection.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Historical -- Events
Type: B&W, Illustration
Source: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Creator: Unknown Illustrator
AV Number: DC-8406-008387
Date Created: June 20, 1984
Date Added: January 13, 2010
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.