Cross-Canada colorectal cancer screening programs remain elusive
- Planning for a possible national colorectal cancer screening programme. Garvican, L // Journal of Medical Screening;Dec1998, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p187
This report presents the planning, projected costs, and manpower requirements for a possible national colorectal cancer screening programme. Screening would be offered to all those aged 50â€“69, who comprise 20% of the United Kingdom population. The initial screening test would be faecal...
- Saving time and money on colonoscopies. Gaby, Alan R. // Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients;Apr2005, Issue 261, p26
Provides some insights into the benefits and cost-effectiveness of colonoscopies for the screening of colon cancer in the U.S. Sedation of patients who will undergo colonoscopy; Increase in the number of insurers who agree to pay for routine colonoscopies; Indications of health care costs.
- Screening cuts colonoscopies. // Pulse;3/1/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p16
The article reports on a study conducted to 1,124 colorectal cancer patients aged 56-69 to investigate the efficacy of faecal immunochemical tests as a disease detection strategy in Scotland. Such trial implies that detection rates was an efficient and effective disease detection strategy, since...
- The Effectiveness of a Physician-Only and Physician-Patient Intervention on Colorectal Cancer Screening Discussions Between Providers and African American and Latino Patients. Dolan, Nancy; Ramirez-Zohfeld, Vanessa; Rademaker, Alfred; Ferreira, M.; Galanter, William; Radosta, Jonathan; Eder, Milton; Cameron, Kenzie; Dolan, Nancy C; Rademaker, Alfred W; Ferreira, M Rosario; Galanter, William L; Eder, Milton Mickey; Cameron, Kenzie A // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Dec2015, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p1780
Background:Physician recommendation of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is a critical facilitator of screening completion. Providing patients a choice of screening options may increase CRC screening completion, particularly among racial and ethnic minorities. Objective:...
- Screening for colorectal cancer. Austoker, Joan; Hewitson, Paul // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/6/2008, Vol. 337 Issue 7682, p1304
The authors reflect on screening for the detection of colorectal cancer. They suggest that organized screening programs are the best way to reduce the incidence of colorectal cancer, which is the second most common cause of death from cancer in Europe and the United States. They argue that...
- Stool waiting. Newnham, David // Nursing Standard;3/28/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 30, p27
David Newnham gets a second chance.
- Primary hepatic non-Hodgkin's lymphomas: case report and review of the literature. Santos, Edgardo S.; Raez, Luis E.; Saivatierra, Jorge; Morgensztern, Daniel; Shanmugan, Nirmala; Neff, Guy W. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec2003, Vol. 98 Issue 12, p2789
OBJECTIVE: The use of colonoscopy as a primary screening test for colorectal cancer (CRC) in average risk adults is a subject of controversy. Our primary objective was to build a predictive model based on a few simple variables that could be used as a guide for identifying average risk adults...
- Navigated intervention for CRC screening effective but costly. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;Feb2014, Issue 695, p7
The article discusses the findings of a study published in the journal "Cancer," which showed the higher cost of tailored navigational intervention (TNI) compared to standard intervention (SI) in increasing the screening rates of colorectal cancer (CRC).
- User's perspectives of barriers and facilitators to implementing quality colonoscopy services in Canada: a study protocol. Jobin, Gilles; Gagnon, Marie Pierre; Candas, Bernard; Dube, Catherine; Abdeljelil, Anis Ben; Grenier, Sonya // Implementation Science;2010, Vol. 5, p85
Background: Colorectal cancer (CRC) represents a serious and growing health problem in Canada. Colonoscopy is used for screening and diagnosis of symptomatic or high CRC risk individuals. Although a number of countries are now implementing quality colonoscopy services, knowledge synthesis of...