Search results for "Colorectal cancer"

Results 21 - 30 of about 41 for "Colorectal cancer".

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


Two recent studies looked at changes in colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence over time, one in U.S. ... Rates of colorectal cancer (CRC) are increasing in adults younger than age 50 years in both the United States and Europe, according to two recent studies.
May 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

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

Mucosal healing an emerging goal of ulcerative colitis treatment, guideline states

Surveillance colonoscopies should be performed at one- to three-year intervals based on the combined risk factors for colorectal cancer and findings from previous colonoscopies. ... Patients with [ulcerative colitis] are at an increased risk of
March 2019

Spotlight on screening in primary care

health care system. Two recent studies tested interventions to increase screening for colorectal cancer and hepatitis C virus (HCV) in primary care. ... The primary endpoint was patients' participation in colorectal cancer screening with fecal
September 2017

FIT screening may not be the best method to find right-sided cancers, study indicates

To assess the long-term detection rates with FIT for advanced adenoma and colorectal cancer by anatomical location, researchers conducted a population-based, organized screening program in Italy among patients ages ... However, lower sensitivity in
October 2018

From ACP Internist Weekly

To evaluate the association of primary care clinic appointment time with clinician ordering and patient completion of breast and colorectal cancer screening, researchers conducted a retrospective study of 33 primary care ... Among the 33, 468 patients
May 2019

MKSAP quiz: Timing of surveillance colonoscopy

According the American Cancer Society's Colorectal Cancer Survivorship Care Guidelines published in 2015, a history and physical examination should be performed every 3 to 6 months for the first 2 ... After treatment for stages 1, 2, or 3 colorectal
January 2019

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