Search results for "Colorectal cancer"

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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

Evidence evolving on aspirin as prevention

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.
March 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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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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