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
Higher quantity drinking (=three drinks per day vs. one drink per day) increased the all-site cancer mortality risk among men and women, as well as increased risk of colorectal cancer ... Prospective study of alcohol consumption quantity and frequency
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%
QD: News Every Day--U.S. cancer survivors grows to nearly 12 million. ... colorectal cancer survivors (10%). .
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.
eye examinations and hemoglobin A1c testing for patients with diabetes, chlamydia screening, and colorectal cancer screening (adjusted P<0.05 for each).
The SPOT-Light HER2 CISH genetic test to determine if patients with breast cancer are good candidates for treatment with trastuzumab (Herceptin). ... Marketing of the ELISA DR-70 Blood Test, used to detect and monitor post-surgery tumors in patients with
95% CI, 0.88 to 1.09; P=.76), colorectal cancer (multivitamin and placebo groups, 1.2 and 1.4 events, respectively, per 1,000 person-years; HR, 0.89; 95% ... Researchers noted that total cancer rates were likely influenced by the increased surveillance
This issue covers topics such as colorectal cancer screening, the development and implementation of clinical guidelines, and management of stroke patients.
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.