This issue covers topics such as colorectal cancer screening, the development and implementation of clinical guidelines, and management of stroke patients.
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
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
QD: News Every Day--U.S. cancer survivors grows to nearly 12 million. ... colorectal cancer survivors (10%). .
Cheatham. Another etiology of rectal bleeding is radiation proctitis, which typically develops one to two years after radiation exposure in those treated for cervical cancer or prostate cancer, he noted. ... Cheatham. The role of endoscopy is clear for
were 75 years or older and did not have a prior diagnosis of prostate cancer. ... and a 9% variance for colorectal cancer screening by provider, the authors noted.
Junk food diets were associated with more colorectal adenomas in patients with Lynch syndrome, who are already at a high risk of developing colorectal cancer due to mutations in mismatch repair ... Lynch syndrome is believed to be responsible for 2% to 7%
The risk of breast cancer may or may not be slightly increased: studies do not agree. ... And a meta-analysis found that the risk of colorectal cancer is also decreased.
Combination trifluridine and tipiracil (Lonsurf) for metastatic colorectal cancer that is no longer responding to chemotherapy and biological therapy. ... In a study of 800 patients with previously treated metastatic colorectal cancer, patients treated
Easy ways to reduce cancer risk. Imagine reducing the risk of getting cancer! ... Screening for colorectal cancer also reduced mortality because small pre-cancer polyps can be removed before they become a problem.