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CT Colonography: Medicare Failed to Meet Challenge

... decision was based on "replacing" optical colonoscopy patients with the virtual
test. There is evidence that CT colonography actually increases the ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2009/05/12/ct-colonography-medicare-failed-to-meet-challenge.aspx

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... clinical trials clearly show CT colonography (CTC) is as effective as optical
colonoscopy for the ... also known as virtual colonoscopy, would have ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/index.php?s=43&item=155

Studies Show Effectiveness of Colon Screenings with Easier ...

... While the standard virtual colonoscopy is included in the American Cancer ...
In our study, the laxative-free form of CT colonography performed well ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/studies-show-effectiveness-of-colon-screenings-with-easier-preparation

CT Scans: A Better Way To Screen for Colon Cancer?

... testing is actually available for patients to use, but CT colonography (or “virtual”
colonoscopy, as some people call it) is still in the research phase. ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2007/10/03/ct-scans-a-better-way-to-screen-for-colon-cancer.aspx

CT Colonography and Medicare: Are We The Enemy?

... that the data on the newer CT colonography technology is ... give ...How
Dangerous Are CT Scans?We ... that will benefit from virtual colonoscopy, but ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2009/06/17/ct-colonography-and-medicare-are-we-the-enemy.aspx

Studies Show Effectiveness of Colon Screenings with Easier ...

... While the standard virtual colonoscopy is included in the American Cancer ...
In our study, the laxative-free form of CT colonography performed well ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/studies-show-effectiveness-of-colon-screenings-with-easier-preparation

FDA Clears Camera-in-a-Pill for People Who Could Not ...

... “CT colonography, sometimes called virtual colonoscopy, also has a very
important role to play in this setting and, for now, is the option that is most ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/fda-clears-camera-in-a-pill-for-people-who-could-not-complete-colonoscopy

Prevention the Focus of New Colon Cancer Screening ...

... CT colonography (virtual colonoscopy) every 5 years. Sigmoidoscopy
and colonoscopy both involve inserting a flexible ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/prevention-the-focus-of-new-colon-cancer-screening-guidelines

Understanding Tests That Screen for Colon Cancer

... CT colonography (also called virtual colonoscopy) is a scan of the colon and
rectum that produces detailed cross-sectional images so the doctor ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/features/understanding-tests-that-screen-for-colon-cancer

Newer types of endoscopy

... special CT scan to look at the inside surfaces of organs such as the lungs
(virtual bronchoscopy) or colon (virtual colonoscopy or CT colonography). ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/endoscopy/endoscopy-new-types-endoscopy