Search results for "Colorectal cancer"

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High-value management of patients with GI symptoms

location of the cancer.“ Usually you have associated symptoms as time goes on of weight loss and perhaps even stool changes,” said Dr. ... Cheatham. The role of endoscopy is clear for those with hematochezia and a strong family history of colorectal
June 2017

New studies on colon cancer screening by colonoscopy and fecal blood testing

The New England Journal of Medicine published two major papers on screening for colon and rectal cancer. ... According to the ACS, colorectal cancer ranks third as a cause of cancer mortality in men and in women.
August 2019

Warning on HCV treatments; more cancer drugs approved

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
January 2016

Gastroenterologists face consequences of obesity epidemic

Among the most talked-about research presented at the conference was a new study finding obesity to be the greatest risk factor for colorectal cancer in women. ... Assuming further studies confirm the association between obesity and colorectal cancer,
January 2008

QD: News Every Day--End-of-life planning reduces aggressive treatment in a patient's last month of life

Early discussions of end-of-life planning (EOL) in patients with incurable cancer led to less chemotherapy in the last two weeks of life, and less time spent in the ICU ... Researchers studied 1,231 patients with stage IV lung or colorectal cancer who
August 2019

It's tough to navigate return from cancer care to primary care

The study found that primary care physicians lacked confidence in their knowledge of the follow-up care of breast and colorectal cancer patients, and oncologists not only shared this opinion of ... Virgo KS, Lerro CC, Klabunde CN, et al. Barriers in
November 2011

The right colon screens at the right times save lives

According to the ACS, colorectal cancer ranks third as a cause of cancer mortality in men and in women. ... My take from these reports, combined, is that periodic colonoscopy has the potential to halve the number of deaths from colon cancer in the
August 2019

Azithromycin gets warning, incretin mimetics investigated

Ado-trastuzumab emtansine (Kadcyla) to treat HER2-positive, metastatic breast cancer. The drug is intended for patients who were previously treated with trastuzumab and taxanes. ... The drug was approved to treat colorectal cancer in September 2012.
May 2013

Overcoming colonoscopy's image problem

Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer and the American College of Radiology, in May and the other by the U.S. ... Promote prevention. Be clear to patients that colorectal cancer screening is absolutely effective and important preventive strategy
January 2009

What's new in other College publications

Effectiveness of colonoscopy for prevention of mortality from colorectal cancer. Association between statin use and risk of keratinocyte carcinomas in the Veterans Affairs Topical Tretinoin Chemoprevention Trial.
January 2009

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