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,
Albandar HJ, Markert R, Agrawal S. The relationship between aspirin use and mortality in colorectal cancer. ... Aspirin use for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer: U.S.
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.
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
A digest of this month's issue, including the risks and drawbacks of stopping clinical trials early for benefit, colon cancer screening and an update on an early adopter of patient ... events. Also featured is an update on colorectal cancer screening
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.
What could be wrong with that? Enter the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations regarding mammogram screening for breast cancer, published on Nov. ... Experts suggest that only about 20% of preventive measures, such as counseling a
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
disease, with the rationale being that perhaps we will detect an early ovarian cancer? ... While some of these interventions can be performed by medical assistants or automated systems, others, such as reviewing the various options for colorectal cancer
One of the most common pitfalls was that disease A was repeatedly misdiagnosed as disease B (e.g., colorectal cancer was misdiagnosed as another gastrointestinal disease), and another was the failure ... Schiff. “We're just going to have to be able to