Search results for "Colorectal cancer"

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Parsing the pros and cons of breast cancer screening

way of comparison, colorectal cancer screening gets an“ A” grade, indicating clear evidence of benefit, while prostate cancer screening gets a“ C,” indicating uncertainty about the balance of benefit and harms. ( ... 74; however, the Task Force
August 2019

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Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care.Recommendations on screening for colorectal cancer in primary care. ... College of Physicians.Screening for colorectal cancer: a guidancestatement from the American College ofPhysicians.
May 2016

Colorectal screening methods debated

Screening for colorectal cancer: a guidance statement from the American College of Physicians. ... Colonoscopy versus fecal immunochemical testing in colorectal-cancer screening. N Engl J Med.
June 2016

QD: News Every Day--Get cancer, keep smoking, what does it take to quit?

Results appeared in Cancer. At diagnosis, 38.7% of patients with lung cancer and 13.7% of patients with colorectal cancer were smoking. ... Five months after the diagnosis, 14.2% of patients with lung cancer and 9% of patients with colorectal cancer were
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--Aspirin may not help colon cancer survival time

Low-dose aspirin in colorectal cancer patients did not increase survival time, a study found. ... Researchers in England did a nested case-control analysis of nearly 4,800 patients who had been diagnosed with colorectal cancer from 1998 through 2007.
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--Cancer incidence rates falling, likely from more colonoscopies

In 2010, 55% of adults aged 50 to 64 years reported having undergone a recent colorectal cancer screening test, compared with 64% of those aged 65 years and older. ... The report was released by American Cancer Society researchers as part of a new
August 2019

Changing patient behavior with two power words

The following table provides examples of the different ways that physicians in this study framed their recommendation to patients for colorectal cancer screening:. ... 2007;20:458–468. Guerra, C., et al. "Barriers of and Facilitators to Physician
August 2019

Fake chart note reveals what doctor really thinks

Dear Jerome,. I am not sure how to thank you for asking this most unpleasant gentleman to see me for colorectal cancer screening. ... Recommendations: I have discussed the rationale for colorectal cancer screening and the benefits, alternatives,
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--Colon, rectal tumors genomically the same

The study also found several of the recurrent genetic errors that contribute to colorectal cancer. ... The researchers observed that in the 224 colorectal cancer specimens examined, 24 genes were mutated in a significant numbers of cases.
August 2019

Even rare inherited cancer syndromes lurk in your practice

HNPCC. The mutation confers an approximately 80% lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer. ... early onset colorectal cancer or endometrial cancers in the patient and/or the patient's first-degree relatives,.
May 2008

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