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Annual Fecal Immunochemical Test Effective for Colorectal Cancer Screening

Although the fecal immunochemical test is a common method for colorectal cancer screening, its acceptability and performance over several rounds of annual testing are largely unknown. Now, a large retrospective cohort study by Jensen et al assessing the fecal immunochemical test performance characteristics over four rounds of annual screening has found that the test was associated with high sensitivity for colorectal cancer, with high adherence to annual follow-up screening among initial participants.

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Therapeutic Touch

Therapeutic Touch

Therapeutic Touch (TT) is a technique in which the hands are used to direct human energy for healing purposes. There is usually no actual physical contact. Therapeutic Touch is a holistic, evidence-based therapy that incorporates the intentional and compassionate use of universal energy to promote balance and well-being. In addition to stimulating the body’s own healing ability, TT promotes relaxation, reduces pain and decreases anxiety.

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