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Results were published by Gut on Aug 19. There were 28,980 cases of colorectal cancer and 137,077 control subjects. ... Antibiotics had been prescribed to 20,278 (70%) patients with colorectal cancer and 93,862 (68.5%) controls (P<0.001).
August 2019


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

From ACP Internist Weekly

A three-arm trial of incentives for fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) and colorectal cancer screening (CRC) tested mail-only, mail and monetary, and mail and lottery interventions. ... Financial incentives appeared to increase completion of fecal
July 2019

Test yourself

The risk for colorectal cancer in patients with Lynch syndrome is elevated significantly compared with the general population and is as high as 80% for some individuals. ... Colectomy and continued annual endoscopic surveillance of the remaining rectum
June 2019

Spotlight on follow-up colonoscopy

result and follow-up colonoscopy was associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer. ... Overall, 2,003 patients had a colorectal cancer diagnosis, and 445 had advanced-stage disease.
November 2018

Spotlight on postpolypectomy care

Researchers compared colonoscopy versus FIT surveillance by estimating diagnostic accuracy for colorectal cancer and advanced adenomas and calculating incremental costs. ... Twenty-nine participants were diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and 446 were
December 2018

Mobile app increased screening rates, colonoscopy decreased mortality risk, studies find

The primary outcome was chart-verified completion of a colorectal cancer screening test within 24 weeks. ... for race, comorbidities, selected chronic conditions, NSAID use, and family history of colorectal cancer.
March 2018

Annual FIT has moderate to high sensitivity and specificity for screening asymptomatic adults

Fecal immunochemical tests (FITs) are effective for screening for colorectal cancer when used annually by average-risk, asymptomatic adults, a meta-analysis found. ... screening guidelines. Physicians should be educated about the advantages of FIT in
March 2019


The efficacy of screening for Lynch syndrome in patients with newly diagnosed colorectal cancer decreases substantially after age 70 to 75 years, according to a recent study. ... Guidelines recommend that all patients with new colorectal cancer diagnoses
June 2019

Screening with flexible sigmoidoscopy reduces mortality risk, reanalysis concludes

That meta-analysis aggregated results from the two age cohorts of one of the trials, the Norwegian Colorectal Cancer Prevention (NORCCAP) study. ... We believe that colorectal cancer screening guidelines warrant reassessment to incorporate this
August 2017

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