SCREENING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SCREENING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.N. urges exit screening for Ebola at some airports http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58309620-68/ebola-countries-passengers-travel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58309620-68/ebola-countries-passengers-travel.html.csp">U.N. urges exit screening for Ebola at some airports</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN HEILPRIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T18:53:23.551-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 06:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneva • Ebola-affected countries should immediately begin exit screening all passengers leaving international airports, sea ports and major ground crossings, the U.N. health agency said on Monday. The agency didn’t spell out which countries should start screening passengers, but noted that the Ebola outbreak involves transmission in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and a “small number of people in Nigeria.” All countries, even those unaffected by the outbreak in West Africa, need to strengthen...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583096202014-08-18T18:53:23.551-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T18:53:23.551-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309620@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:53:23 MDT FDA OKs first DNA-based test for colon cancer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58285910-68/cancer-test-stool-colon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58285910-68/cancer-test-stool-colon.html.csp">FDA OKs first DNA-based test for colon cancer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW PERRONE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T19:21:02.305-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 07:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patients’ DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths. The Cologuard test from Exact Sciences detects irregular mutations in stool samples that can be an early warning sign of cancer. Patients who test positive for the mutations should undergo a colonoscopy to confirm the results. Doctors have long used stool tests to look for hidden blood that can be a warning sign of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582859102014-08-11T19:21:02.305-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T19:21:02.305-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285910@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:21:02 MDT FDA approves first DNA-based test for colon cancer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285514-79/cancer-test-cologuard-colon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285514-79/cancer-test-cologuard-colon.html.csp">FDA approves first DNA-based test for colon cancer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW PERRONE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T16:53:54.013-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 04:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patients’ DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths. The Cologuard test from Exact Sciences detects irregular mutations in stool samples that can be an early warning sign of cancer. Patients who test positive for the mutations should undergo a colonoscopy to confirm the results. Doctors have long used stool tests to look for hidden blood that can be a warning sign of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582855142014-08-11T16:53:54.013-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T16:53:54.013-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285514@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:53:54 MDT