Search results for "Colorectal cancer"

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Keeping tabs: Spotlight on colorectal cancer screening intervals

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.
October 2017

Guideline recommends colorectal cancer screening starting at age 45

The American Cancer Society (ACS) recommends that adults 45 years and older with an average risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) undergo regular screening, according to an updated guideline. ... 2. Clinicians should individualize colorectal cancer screening
June 2018

Lowering colorectal cancer screening age from 50 to 45 years appears cost-effective

Initiating screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) at age 45 years rather than 50 years would likely be cost-effective, but it would cost more than some alternative strategies for increasing screening ... Researchers used a validated Markov model to study
April 2019

Fecal occult blood associated with mortality from more than just colorectal cancer

79; 95% CI, 6.13 to 9.89; P<0.0001) and causes other than colorectal cancer (HR, 1.58; 95% CI, 1.45 to 1.73; P<0.0001). ... tasking such programmes, let alone screening in opportunistic settings, with also addressing risk mitigation in multiple disease
July 2018

Patients may not always want to stop low-value colorectal cancer screening

Patients may be reluctant to stop low-value screening for colorectal cancer, even when the potential lack of benefit is explained, a recent study found. ... dissemination of these tools, acceptable and sustainable precision colorectal cancer screening
December 2018

Higher fiber consumption after colorectal cancer diagnosis linked to better survival

Each 5-g/d increase was associated with 18% lower colorectal cancer-specific mortality and 14% lower all-cause mortality. ... Eating more fiber was associated with better survival among patients with nonmetastatic colorectal cancer (CRC), a recent study
November 2017

Mailing fecal immunochemical tests to patients due for colorectal cancer screening increased screening uptake

patients). Participants (55.8% women) were 58.5 years old on average and were overdue for colorectal cancer screening between an accrual period of Feb. ... In addition, more participants at intervention clinics than usual care clinics completed any
August 2018

Updated recommendations issued on colorectal cancer screening

The U.S. Multi-Society Task Force of Colorectal Cancer issued updated recommendations this month on screening for colorectal cancer. ... The task force does not suggest Septin9 for colorectal cancer screening (weak recommendation, low-quality evidence).
June 2017

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

This patient's family history is consistent with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC). ... to 5 years earlier than the youngest age at diagnosis of colorectal cancer if the affected relative was younger than 25 years old.
April 2018


Based on the results, study authors suggested expanding colorectal cancer (CRC) screening to patients 45 years of age, but an accompanying editorial expressed concern that the risks could outweigh the benefits ... Between 2004 and 2015, the proportion of
July 2019

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