Search results for "Colorectal cancer"

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Increasing colorectal cancer screening

Perhaps more so than other preventive care, colorectal cancer screening has an infamous reputation. ... To examine status quo bias in the setting of colorectal cancer screening, Dr.
January 2019

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

Colorectal cancer screening and changes in risk factors accounted for half the decline in incidence, the authors reported. ... 14.5 per 100,000 population, and increasing the prevalence of colorectal cancer screening to 70.5%.
December 2019

Digestive Disease Week: Colorectal cancer detection

Digestive Disease Week: Colorectal cancer detection. Digestive Disease Week is underway in Chicago this week, and our correspondent Paula Katz will be dispatching news from the meeting over the next few ... days. Studies on tools to detect colorectal
December 2019

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

QD: News Every Day--CT, blood test provide small benefit to post-colorectal cancer care. ... undergone curative surgery for primary colorectal cancer, including adjuvant treatment if indicated, and with no evidence of residual disease.
December 2019

The Evidence for Colonoscopies as a Cancer Screening Test

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. ... No randomized controlled trials have tested whether colonoscopy reduces the incidence of colorectal cancer.
December 2019

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

QD: News Every Day--End-of-life discussions happen far too late. Most patients with stage IV lung or colorectal cancer discuss end-of-life care planning with physicians before death, ... To evaluate the incidence of end-of-life care discussions for 2,155
December 2019

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

Mailed outreach invitations resulted in higher colorectal cancer screening compared with usual care, according to a study. ... Authors wrote, “FIT outreach tripled colorectal cancer screening rates, and colonoscopy outreach doubled the rates compared
December 2019

WHO classifies processed meats as carcinogenic

So a hot dog every single day will increase the risk of colorectal cancer by 18%. ... According to the American Cancer Society, the lifetime risk of colorectal cancer is 4.84%.
December 2019

Parsing the pros and cons of breast cancer screening

way of comparison, colorectal cancer screening gets an “A” grade, indicating clear evidence of benefit, while prostate cancer screening gets a “C,” indicating uncertainty about the balance of benefit and harms. ( ... For colorectal cancer
December 2019

Colorectal screening methods debated

Screening for colorectal cancer: a guidance statement from the American College of Physicians. ... Colonoscopy versus fecal immunochemical testing in colorectal-cancer screening. N Engl J Med.
June 2016

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