Overall colorectal cancer screening rates in the U.S. have increased in recent years but continue to lag behind goal levels, a cover story in the January ACP Internist reported. ... A January cover story in ACP Internist explored ways to increase
Statin use was associated with a lower risk for colorectal cancer after colonoscopy in a recent study. ... However, they concluded that colorectal cancer risk after colonoscopy appears to be significantly lower, especially for proximal cancer, in
Having a high level of circulating vitamin D was associated with significantly lower risk of colorectal cancer, a recent study found. ... In total, there were 5,706 patients who developed colorectal cancer and 7,107 control participants.
After surgery for stage II or III colorectal cancer, more vs less frequent follow-up did not differ for 5-year mortality
The findings help clarify the ideal process for surveillance of clinical recurrence of colorectal cancer, an ACP Journal Club commentary said. ... 16 Annals of Internal Medicine. Testing with CT, CEA, and colonoscopy is recommended by multiple guidelines
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 ... Our recommendations are making an effort to
The trial included 98,678 Norwegians ages 50 to 64 years with no history of colorectal cancer at baseline. ... Similarly, men saw a decrease in risk of colorectal cancer mortality with screening (0.49% vs.
Studies this month looked at colorectal cancer screening, risk associated with dietary patterns, and estimated U.S. ... Another study, published online on Feb. 26 by Gastroenterology, assessed associations between Western and prudent dietary patterns and
One study found that colorectal cancer diagnosed six to 60 months after colonoscopy leads to a shorter life expectancy, while two others found increased risks of mental illness and chronic opioid ... Colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors face many challenges,
A meta-analysis of 12 studies found that fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) may be a viable alternative screening strategy for patients at increased risk for colorectal cancer, but the authors and ... found. The analysis included 12 studies with 6,204
Two recent studies used simulations to try to optimize screening strategies for colorectal cancer. ... They found that biennial FIT screening with no surveillance reduced colorectal cancer mortality by 50.4% compared with no screening or surveillance.