Search results for "Colorectal cancer"

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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
November 2019

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
November 2019

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%
November 2019

QD: News Every Day--Geriatrics society cites 5 more things older patients should question

2) Don’t recommend screening for breast or colorectal cancer, nor prostate cancer with the prostate-specific-antigen test, without considering life expectancy and the risks of testing, overdiagnosis and overtreatment. ... Cancer screening is associated
November 2019

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--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.
November 2019

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),
November 2019

QD: News Every Day--Better care in PCMH may stem from culture changes, not from technology

eye examinations and hemoglobin A1c testing for patients with diabetes, chlamydia screening, and colorectal cancer screening (adjusted P<0.05 for each).
November 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

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.
November 2019

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