Assessing Attitudes Toward Laxative Preparation in Colorectal Cancer Screening and Effects on Future Testing: Potential Receptivity to Computed Tomographic Colonography
- Attitudes Toward Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests. Ling, Bruce S.; Moskowitz, Mark A.; Wachs, David; Pearson, Brad; Schroy, Paul C. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Dec2001, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p822
OBJECTIVE: To examine patient and physician preferences in regard to 5 colorectal cancer screening alternatives endorsed by a 1997 expert panel, determine the impact of patient and physician values regarding certain test features on screening preference, and assess physicians' perceptions of...
- Effect of Flexible Sigmoidoscopy-Based Screening on Incidence and Mortality of Colorectal Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials Elmunzer, B. Joseph; Hayward, Rodney A.; Schoenfeld, Philip S.; Saini, Sameer D.; Deshpande, Amar; Waljee, Akbar K. // PLoS Clinical Trials;Dec2012, Vol. 7 Issue 12, p1
A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials conducted by B. Joseph Elmunzer and colleagues reports that that flexible sigmoidoscopy-based screening reduces the incidence of colorectal cancer in average-risk patients, as compared to usual care or no screening.
- 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.
- 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...
- 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.
- Risk factors for colorectal neoplasms based on colonoscopy and pathological diagnoses of Chinese citizens: a multicenter, case-control study. Qin, Miao; Ma, Lan-Qing; Tan, Juan; Chen, Ya-Rong; Zhu, Liang-Ru; Lin, Rong; Hu, Wei-Ling; Li, Jing-Nan; Zhang, Kun-He; Wang, Yan; Li, Jian-Sheng; Xiao, Bing; Chen, Hao-Yan; Chen, Ying-Xuan; Fang, Jing-Yuan // International Journal of Colorectal Disease;Mar2015, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p353
Purpose: Since observational data in the urban residents are required to better assess the risk factors of colorectal neoplasm occurrence and the effectiveness of colonoscopy screening and surveillance, we conducted a case-control study at multicenters in China to identify patient...
- EARLY-ONSET COLORECTAL CANCER: CLINICO-PATHOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS (EOCRC). Comandasu, Meda Laura; Suliman, Emel; Rusu, Octavia; Savlovschi, C.; Oprescu, S. // Romanian Medical Journal;2015, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p189
Objective. The purpose of this study is to analyse histopathological and clinical characteristics of EOCRC. Colorectal cancer was formerly considered as a disease of senescent age; in the last years, it is a noticeable trend of growing incidence among young people (aged between 20 and 45 years)....
- Too Many US Adults Still Pass Up Colorectal Cancer Screening. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;1/1/2014, Vol. 311 Issue 1, p20
The article focuses on a U.S. telephone survey which found that some adults have failed to undergo current screening methods for colorectal cancer.