Incomplete screening flexible sigmoidoscopy associated with female sex, age, and increased risk of colorectal cancer
- TEST MAY REDUCE DEATH RATE FROM COLORECTAL CANCER. // Cleveland Clinic Men's Health Advisor;Aug2012, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p2
The article reports on the study published in the "New England Journal of Medicine" on May 21, 2012, which revealed that screening of colorectal cancer through flexible sigmoidoscopy may reduce deaths and may prevent new cases.
- Digestive Disease Week: New England Journal of Medicine. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;5/25/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article offers information on a study related with efficacy of flexible sigmoidoscopy in reduction of colorectal cancer rates.
- Testing for faecal calprotectin (PhiCal) in the Norwegian Colorectal Cancer Prevention trial on flexible sigmoidoscopy screening... Hoff, G.; Grolmol, T.; Thiis-Evensen, E.; Bretthauer, M.; Gondal, G.; Vatn, M. H. // Gut;Sep2004, Vol. 53 Issue 9, p1329
Background: Screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) using guaiac based fecal occult blood tests (FOBT) has an estimated programme sensitivity of >60% but <30% for strictly asymptomatic CRC in a single screening round. In search for improved non-invasive tests for screening, we compared a test for...
- Colorectal Cancer Screening and Prevention in Women. Chacko, Lyssa; Macaron, Carole; Burke, Carol // Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Mar2015, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p698
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the leading cancers and cause of cancer deaths in American women and men. Females and males share a similar lifetime cumulative risk of CRC however, substantial differences in risk factors, tumor biology, and effectiveness of cancer prevention services have been...
- Flexible sigmoidoscopy: Screening for colorectal cancer. JOHNSON, BRETT ANDREW // American Family Physician;1/15/1999, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p313
Discusses the clinical significance of flexible sigmoidoscopy used in the diagnosis of colorectal cancer. Diagnostic preparations; Common complications of the procedure; Techniques in colon visualization.
- Colorectal Cancer and the Effect of Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Screening. Swartz, Andrew W. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;12/10/2014, Vol. 312 Issue 22, p2411
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Effect of Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Screening on Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality: A Randomized Clinical Trial," by Ã˜ Holme et al that was published in a 2014 issue.
- Colorectal Cancer and the Effect of Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Screening. Holme, Øyvind; Loberg, Magnus; Kalager, Mette // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;12/10/2014, Vol. 312 Issue 22, p2411
A reply by Ã˜yvind Holme et al to a letter to the editor about their article "Effect of Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Screening on Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality: A Randomized Clinical Trial,"that was published in a 2014 issue is presented.
- Routine sigmoidoscopy may miss over half of colon cancers. E.B. // Medical Update;Nov96, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p3
Reveals the ineffectiveness of flexible sigmoidoscopy diagnosing colon cancer. Missing of over half of cases; Shift in distribution of cancer in the colon; Requirement of more thorough examination of colon.
- Sigmoidoscopy Screening Probably Works, but How Well Is Still Unknown. Mandel, Jack S. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;4/16/2003, Vol. 95 Issue 8, p571
Editorial. Explores the benefits of sigmoidoscopy in colorectal cancer screening. Randomized controlled trial; Risks associated with sigmoidoscopy; Cost-effectiveness of the screening.