Cost-effectiveness of computerized tomographic colonography versus colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening
- CT Colonography for Population Screening: Ready for Prime Time? Pickhardt, Perry // Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Mar2015, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p647
No abstract available.
- Closely Screen Relatives of Sporadic Colorectal Cancer Patients. // Modern Medicine;Oct98, Vol. 66 Issue 10, p12
Discusses the abstract of the article `Colonoscopic screening in first-degree relatives of patients with `sporadic' colorectal cancer: A case control study,' by A. Pariente, C. Milan et al, published in the July 1998 issue of the `Gastroenterology' periodical.
- Back Door Blues. Thornton, Jim // GQ: Gentlemen's Quarterly;Apr2003, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p112
Presents the author's experiences with colonoscopy. Participation in a National Cancer Institute trial to undergo three successive colonoscopies at the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center; Use of colonoscopies to detect colon cancer; Annual number of colon and rectal cancer cases in...
- The importance of getting a screening colonoscopy. Tariq, Syed // St. Charles Journal;7/18/2012, Vol. 47 Issue 29, pA7
The author explains why a colonoscopy is necessary for diagnosing any cancerous growth in the colon.
- A prospective, controlled assessment of factors influencing acceptance of screening colonoscopy Harewood, Gavin C.; Wiersema, Maurits J.; Melton III, L. Joseph // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec2002, Vol. 97 Issue 12, p3186
OBJECTIVES:Medicare beneficiaries now have access to screening colonoscopy (SC). For colon cancer screening to be fruitful, SC must become more acceptable to a broad segment of this population. However, we currently lack knowledge of which aspects of SC have an impact on patient acceptance. The...
- Colorectal cancer in NZ: costs projected to increase. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;Feb2015, Vol. 722 Issue 1, p9
The article reports on the research indicating the anticipated increase in healthcare service costs in response to lack of national screening programme for colon cancer (CRC) in New Zealand.
- Cost-Effectiveness of Total Colonoscopy in Screening of Colorectal Cancer in Japan. Masau Sekiguchi; Takahisa Matsuda; Naoto Tamai; Taku Sakamoto; Takeshi Nakajima; Yosuke Otake; Yasuo Kakugawa; Yoshitaka Murakami; Yutaka Saito // Gastroenterology Research & Practice;2012, p1
Introduction. In Japan, the cost-effectiveness of total colonoscopy (TCS) for primary screening of colorectal cancer (CRC) is unclear.We compared the cost of identifying a patient with CRC using two primary screening strategies: TCS (strategy 1) and the immunochemical fecal test (FIT) (strategy...
- Programmatic Screening for Colorectal Cancer: The COLONPREV Study. Castells, Antoni; Quintero, Enrique // Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Mar2015, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p672
The COLONPREV study is an ongoing multicenter, nationwide, randomized controlled trial aimed at evaluating the efficacy of once-only colonoscopy and biennial fecal immunochemical testing with respect to the reduction of CRC-related mortality at 10 years in average-risk colorectal cancer...
- Detecting colon cancer: Which test is best? // Patient Care;Feb2005, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p12
Focuses on several research comparing the efficacy of diagnostic tests in detecting colon cancer. Comparison between optical colonoscopy, computed tomography colonoscopy and air-contrast barium enema; Influence of tumor size on the efficacy of diagnostic tests; Rate of diagnostic inaccuracy of...
- Impact of Sigmoidoscopy and Colonoscopy on Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality: An Evidence-Based Review of Published Prospective and Retrospective Studies. Lin, Otto S.; Kozarek, Richard A.; Jae Myung Cha // Intestinal Research;Oct2014, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p268
Screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) using sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy is now common in many developed countries. This concise, evidence-based review looks at the impact of sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy screening on CRC incidence, CRC mortality and overall mortality. Data from controlled...