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.
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.
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
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
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).
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.
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
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
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
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