and women ages 50 to 79 years with varying 15-year colorectal cancer risk (1% to 7%). ... reduced colorectal cancer mortality by 6 per 1,000 individuals compared to no screening.
Having a high level of circulating vitamin D was associated with significantly lower risk of colorectal cancer, a recent study found. ... In total, there were 5,706 patients who developed colorectal cancer and 7,107 control participants.
50 to 64 years who were current with colorectal cancer screening (76.5% and 72.1%, respectively). ... They wrote that concerted efforts are needed to inform younger patients about the benefits, insurance coverage, and methods of colorectal cancer
Overall colorectal cancer screening rates in the U.S. have increased in recent years but continue to lag behind goal levels, a cover story in the January ACP Internist reported. ... A January cover story in ACP Internist explored ways to increase
Statin use was associated with a lower risk for colorectal cancer after colonoscopy in a recent study. ... However, they concluded that colorectal cancer risk after colonoscopy appears to be significantly lower, especially for proximal cancer, in
After surgery for stage II or III colorectal cancer, more vs less frequent follow-up did not differ for 5-year mortality
The findings help clarify the ideal process for surveillance of clinical recurrence of colorectal cancer, an ACP Journal Club commentary said. ... 16 Annals of Internal Medicine. Testing with CT, CEA, and colonoscopy is recommended by multiple guidelines
The Cystic Fibrosis Colorectal Cancer Screening Task Force based its recommendations on a review of the literature and a modeling study of screening strategies for colorectal cancer that estimated the costs ... Our recommendations are making an effort to
The trial included 98,678 Norwegians ages 50 to 64 years with no history of colorectal cancer at baseline. ... Similarly, men saw a decrease in risk of colorectal cancer mortality with screening (0.49% vs.
Two recent studies used simulations to try to optimize screening strategies for colorectal cancer. ... They found that biennial FIT screening with no surveillance reduced colorectal cancer mortality by 50.4% compared with no screening or surveillance.
To balance shared decision making and population health in colorectal cancer screening, as called for in a recent guideline, a viable strategy could include universal, opt-out fecal immunochemical testing starting ... A guideline developed by the BMJ