Search results for "Colorectal cancer"

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Spotlight on colorectal cancer

Studies this month looked at colorectal cancer screening, risk associated with dietary patterns, and estimated U.S. ... Another study, published online on Feb. 26 by Gastroenterology, assessed associations between Western and prudent dietary patterns
March 2017

Recent coverage explores how to increase colorectal cancer screening

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
January 2019

Statins associated with lower risk for postcolonoscopy colorectal cancer

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
March 2019

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
October 2018

Spotlight on colorectal cancer survival

One study found that colorectal cancer diagnosed six to 60 months after colonoscopy leads to a shorter life expectancy, while two others found increased risks of mental illness and chronic opioid ... Colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors face many challenges,
March 2019

Updated recommendations issued on colorectal cancer screening

The U.S. Multi-Society Task Force of Colorectal Cancer issued updated recommendations this month on screening for colorectal cancer. ... The task force does not suggest Septin9 for colorectal cancer screening (weak recommendation, low-quality evidence).
June 2017

Higher circulating vitamin D level associated with lower colorectal cancer risk

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.
June 2018

Tailored thresholds for FIT may increase colorectal cancer detection

Using age and sex thresholds to determine positive results on fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) may increase rates of colorectal cancer detection, a new study indicated. ... A total of 1, 245 patients (0.19%) received a diagnosis of colorectal cancer.
September 2018

Earlier colorectal cancer screening recommended for patients with cystic fibrosis

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
January 2018

Single sigmoidoscopy screening may reduce colorectal cancer, mortality in men but not women

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.
April 2018

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