Search results for "Colorectal cancer"

Results 31 - 40 of about 57 for "Colorectal cancer".

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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