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Guideline recommends colorectal cancer screening starting at age 45 | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

Adults should be screened with either a high-sensitivity stool-based test or a structural (visual) examination, depending on patient preference and test availability, the guideline said.

Earlier colorectal cancer screening recommended for patients with cystic fibrosis | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

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 and benefits of screening in patients with

Keeping tabs: Spotlight on colorectal cancer screening intervals | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

One recent study looked at screening based on age and family history, while another looked at the effectiveness of fecal immunochemical testing with and without postpolypectomy surveillance colonoscopy.

Mailing fecal immunochemical tests to patients due for colorectal cancer screening increased screening uptake | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

Compared with usual care clinics, intervention clinics had a significantly higher adjusted clinic-level proportion of participants who completed a mailed fecal immunochemical test and more participants who completed any colorectal cancer screening.

Updated recommendations issued on colorectal cancer screening | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

The recommendations from the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force of Colorectal Cancer apply to persons at average risk for colorectal cancer and cover approaches to screening, screening targets, and specific screening tests, as well as screening in cases

Mobile app increased screening rates, colonoscopy decreased mortality risk, studies find | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

One recent study used an iPad app to incorporate a decision aid for colorectal cancer screening, while another study looked at colonoscopy among U.S. veterans.

January 26, 2018 | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

ACP Gastroenterology Monthly delivers a monthly summary of news in gastroenterology and hepatology, including the latest research, clinical guidelines, and FDA drug actions.

Screening with flexible sigmoidoscopy reduces mortality risk, reanalysis concludes | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

The evidence supporting flexible sigmoidoscopy is substantially stronger than that for other screening methods and warrants reassessment of colorectal cancer screening guidelines, the authors of the reanalysis said.

Spotlight on screening in primary care | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

Patient-specific reminders for clinicians performed best for increasing colorectal cancer screening in a French study, while an EHR alert appeared to successfully increase hepatitis C virus screening rates for baby boomers in a U.S. health care

June 23, 2017 | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

ACP Gastroenterology Monthly delivers a monthly summary of news in gastroenterology and hepatology, including the latest research, clinical guidelines, and FDA drug actions.

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