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Primary care has growing role in colorectal cancer follow-up | ACP Internist

Increased attention to transitioning colorectal cancer patients who have completed their treatment back into the care of their primary care clinicians is increasingly important in the face of a shortage in the oncology workforce.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A happy day for lazy stoners : ACP Internist

New research in mice has developed a drug that gets sedentary animals into shape. "Sedentary mice that took the drug for four weeks burned m...

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

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