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
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).
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
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
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
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.
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.
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,
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
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