Search results for "Colon cancer"

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Participants who developed colon cancer were more likely to have used antibiotics compared to controls (71.3% vs. ... Penicillins, particularly ampicillin/amoxicillin, were associated with increased risk of colon cancer (aOR, 1.09; 95% CI, 1.05 to 1.13).
August 2019

Following healthy lifestyle guidelines may improve survival among colon cancer patients

Patients with stage III colon cancer who had high concordance with the American Cancer Society Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines for Cancer Survivors had a five-year survival probability of 85% ... The prospective cohort study included 992
April 2018

MKSAP Quiz: Colon cancer screening in a woman with a family history

Her family history is significant for colon cancer in her sister (diagnosed at age 45 years) and her mother (diagnosed at age 65 years). ... More information about MKSAP 17 is available online. The most appropriate colon cancer screening strategy is
April 2018

MKSAP quiz: Timing of surveillance colonoscopy

Colonoscopy is the preferred modality for surveillance in patients with a personal history of colon cancer. ... There is insufficient evidence to support CT colonography, fecal immunochemical testing, or fecal DNA testing for surveillance after colon
January 2019

Test yourself

Her family history includes colon cancer diagnosed in her mother at age 48 years, endometrial cancer diagnosed in a maternal aunt at age 51 years, and colon cancer diagnosed in her ... Screening starting at age 40 years or 10 years earlier than the
June 2019

Spotlight on statin therapy

In the first study, researchers in the Netherlands analyzed survival of 999 patients with colon cancer who had surgical resection from 2002 through 2008 and categorized them by statin use, as ... Results were published early online by Gastroenterology on
May 2017

MKSAP quiz: 4-month history of dysphagia

It is important to distinguish sporadic FGPs from those related to a hereditary colon cancer syndrome. ... Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is an autosomal dominant hereditary colon cancer syndrome caused by an APC gene mutation.
June 2017

FIT screening may not be the best method to find right-sided cancers, study indicates

The detection rate for proximal colon cancer declined only from the first to the second screening round (0.63 to 0.36 per 1,000 persons screened), while the rate for ... However, lower sensitivity in detecting right colon lesions is a shared limitation
October 2018

Interval cancer after screening colonoscopy more common in black patients than in white patients

Black patients were more likely than white patients to be diagnosed with colorectal cancer between screening colonoscopies, a recent study found. ... cancer (HR, 1.70; 95% CI, 1.25 to 2.31) and distal colon cancer (HR, 1.45; 95% CI, 1.00 to 2.11) than in
May 2017

Spotlight on colorectal cancer

Studies this month looked at colorectal cancer screening, risk associated with dietary patterns, and estimated U.S. ... They determined that, compared with people born circa 1950, those born circa 1990 have double the risk of colon cancer (incidence rate
March 2017

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