Search results for "Colorectal cancer"

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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.
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Women might be able to undergo virtual colonoscopies later than men

Women may be able to undergo virtual colonoscopy for colorectal cancer five to 10 years later, researchers found. ... Results appeared online June 10 in CANCER. To assess at what age virtual colonoscopies should first be performed, researchers studied
July 2020

Is it bad patient behavior or poor doctor-patient communication?

The same phenomenon can be found in studies dealing with exercise, weight loss, colorectal cancer screening, HVP immunization, and patient participation in clinical trials. ... 2008;21:118–127. Taylor, V., et al. "Colorectal Cancer Screening Among
July 2020

Counter-intuitive results: Several cancer screening tests don't improve health outcomes

It was in the spirit of the latter that the National Cancer Institute launched the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer (PLCO) Screening trial in 1992. ... Although it has largely been supplanted by colonoscopy and CT colonography (aka "virtual
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--1 in 20 adult outpatients misdiagnosed annually

The second used an algorithm to detect a lack of follow-up of abnormal clinical findings for colorectal cancer. ... And, the authors wrote, the rate of misdiagnoses could be an underestimate, based on conditions not considered by the study, such as other
July 2020

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

QD: News Every Day--Cancer rates rise by 75% even as specific types of disease fall

Results appeared in The Lancet Oncology on June 1. Worldwide, rates of colorectal cancer, female breast cancer, female lung cancer and prostate cancer will rise in highly developed areas. ... The authors wrote, "Some cancers seem to be positively
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Aspirin associated with lowered melanoma risk in observational study

Initiative. Results were published early online in CANCER. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 60,000 white women ages 50 to 79 years and found that women who took more aspirin had ... colorectal cancer incidence or total cancer mortality; and that 75%
July 2020

SPRINT prompts new debate on BP targets

This issue covers topics such as management of hypertension, integrative medicine, and follow-up care for colorectal cancer. ... Colorectal cancer survivors who have completed treatment are in need of specific follow-up from their primary care physicians.
March 2016

QD: News Every Day--Cancer treatments projected to cost at least $158 billion by 2020

QD: News Every Day--Cancer treatments projected to cost at least $158 billion by 2020. ... In 2010, medical costs associated with cancer were projected to reach $127.6 billion, with the highest costs associated with breast cancer ($16.5 billion),
July 2020

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