Search results for "Colorectal cancer"

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Increasing colorectal cancer screening | ACP Internist

Screening rates increased from 2000 to 2015 but continue to lag behind goal levels.
January 2019

QD: News Every Day--Colorectal cancer screening improving, yet short of goals : ACP Internist

Increased colorectal cancer screening rates lowered incidence and mortality from 1% to 6% by state, but could go even further by reaching th...
April 2019

Digestive Disease Week: Colorectal cancer detection : ACP Internist

Digestive Disease Week is underway in Chicago this week, and our correspondent Paula Katz will be dispatching news from the meeting over the...
April 2019

QD: News Every Day--CT, blood test provide small benefit to post-colorectal cancer care : ACP Internist

Intensive CT imaging or blood screening after colorectal cancer surgery provided a small but increased rate of surgical treatment of recurre...
April 2019

The Evidence for Colonoscopies as a Cancer Screening Test : ACP Internist

This post by Harriet Hall, MD, originally appeared at Better Health. Everybody knows that colonoscopy is the best test to screen for colo...
April 2019

QD: News Every Day--End-of-life discussions happen far too late : ACP Internist

Most patients with stage IV lung or colorectal cancer discuss end-of-life care planning with physicians before death, but most often, the ta...
April 2019

Colorectal screening methods debated | ACP Internist

The prevention successes achieved by colorectal cancer screening have been well documented, but the debate persists regarding to what extent should doctors insist on colonoscopy, rather than allowing patients to select a method that they are more
June 2016

QD: News Every Day--Mailed outreach, noninvasive options boost colon cancer screening : ACP Internist

Mailed outreach invitations resulted in higher colorectal cancer screening compared with usual care, according to a study. The study , by fi...
April 2019

WHO classifies processed meats as carcinogenic : ACP Internist

This week a group of researchers in the World Health Organization (WHO) released a study that caused a bit of a kerfuffle. The group, the In...
April 2019

Parsing the pros and cons of breast cancer screening : ACP Internist

You might think that screening for breast cancer by mammography is a slam-dunk. It was not the last time I wrote about it , and it is not no...
April 2019

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