Search results for "Colorectal cancer"

Results 51 - 60 of about 66 for "Colorectal cancer".

Warnings on fluoroquinolones, antipsychotics, becaplermin

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
September 2008

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

2009 brings some changes to Welcome to Medicare exam

influenza vaccination, colorectal cancer screening. Q: When does the new benefit take effect?
March 2009

The Colonoscopy Conundrum

Another study of symptomatic versus asymptomatic patients found that screening colonoscopy improved survival among patients up to age 84, because it led to earlier diagnosis of colorectal cancer. ... Colonoscopy: A hard sell. Unfortunately, some of the
January 2008

Devil can be in the details for DME requests

Read our feature on an in-depth discussion of colonoscopy and its current and potential future place in screening for colorectal cancer, and learn how telemedicine was used at 13 hospitals
July 2014

It's not too late to start quality reporting and get paid for it

Pneumonia Vaccination for Patients 65 Years and Older 113-Colorectal Cancer Screening 114-Inquiry Regarding Tobacco Use 115-Advising Smokers to Quit 128-Weight Screening and Follow-up.
July 2008

Jury is out on truth in clinical trials

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
January 2009

‘Preventive’ measures don't translate properly to the public

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
March 2010

Letters to the Editor

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
March 2010

Going beyond ‘less is more’ to improve diagnosis

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
January 2019

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