Patients with heavy alcohol use should be counseled that they are at increased risk for alcoholic liver disease, among other recommendations from the American College of Gastroenterology.
The open-label, single-arm, industry-funded phase 4 trial included patients who had used injection drugs within six months and had chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV), recruited at 19 sites in seven countries.
The Cystic Fibrosis Colorectal Cancer Screening Task Force based its recommendations on a review of the literature and a modeling study of screening strategies for colorectal cancer that estimated the costs and benefits of screening in patients with cystic fibrosis.
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 38-year-old man with a recent diagnosis of ulcerative colitis whose symptoms have not improved with initial prednisone treatment.
Colonoscopy outreach increased CRC screening more than FIT outreach; both were better than usual care
Those choosing screening tests may need to start considering the feasibility of achieving all related downstream actions as well as sensitivity, false-positive rates, safety, and cost, an ACP Journal Club commentary said.