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From ACP Internist Weekly

The guidance statement applies only to adults at average risk for colorectal cancer who do not have symptoms. ... An editorial said that some questions about colorectal cancer screening are difficult to answer with current data but that
November 2019

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

Spotlight on colorectal cancer

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
March 2017

FIT may be useful for screening above-average-risk populations for colorectal cancer

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
July 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

Tailored thresholds for FIT may increase colorectal cancer detection

Using age and sex thresholds to determine positive results on fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) may increase rates of colorectal cancer detection, a new study indicated. ... A total of 1,245 patients (0.19%) received a diagnosis of colorectal cancer.
September 2018

Highlights

The results were published Jan. 31 by JAMA Network Open. Overall, 170,434 cases of colorectal cancer among 165,160 patients were analyzed. ... Steep increases in colorectal cancer rates from age 49 years to age 50 years were seen in all U.S.
February 2020

Spotlight on colorectal cancer survival

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,
March 2019

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

An accompanying commentary noted that the surprising findings might be partly explained by the interrelated nature of various diseases, including colorectal cancer, and their risk factors. ... I fear that tasking such programmes, let alone screening in
July 2018

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

In addition, more participants at intervention clinics than usual care clinics completed any colorectal cancer screening (18.3% vs. ... The success of this intervention should encourage health centers to engage clinicians and patients to increase
August 2018

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