Search results for "Colorectal cancer"

Results 31 - 40 of about 45 for "Colorectal cancer".


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

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 ... invasive [colorectal cancer] and
October 2018

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

Interval cancer after screening colonoscopy more common in black patients than in white patients

Black patients were more likely than white patients to be diagnosed with colorectal cancer between screening colonoscopies, a recent study found. ... Further research is needed, including about the quality of colorectal cancer screening for black
May 2017

MKSAP quiz: 4-month history of dysphagia

Results of a screening colonoscopy 4 years ago were normal. There is no family history of colorectal cancer. ... It is associated with the near-universal presence of gastric fundic gland polyposis, duodenal adenomas, and a personal or family history of
June 2017

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

Oral anticoagulants, NSAIDs don't appear to affect FIT accuracy

The accuracy of fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) for colorectal cancer screening does not appear to be affected by use of oral anticoagulants or aspirin/NSAIDs, according to a recent study. ... Researchers in the Netherlands performed a systematic
June 2018

Patient navigators, clinician reminders may improve follow-up after positive fecal blood test

Patient navigation for the follow-up of abnormal results on cancer screening tests costs an additional $275 per patient (95% CI, $260 to $290 per patient).
October 2017

Spotlight on IBD sequelae

Compared to the general Swiss population, patients with IBD had no increased risk for malignancy overall (standardized incidence ratio, 0.93; 95% CI, 0.72 to 1.18) or colorectal cancer ... The study authors noted limitations, such as the fact that
October 2018

Regorafenib now FDA-approved to treat hepatocellular carcinoma

Regorafenib, a kinase inhibitor, works by blocking enzymes that promote cancer growth, including those in the vascular endothelial growth factor pathway. ... The drug is also approved to treat colorectal cancer and gastrointestinal stromal tumors that
May 2017

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