Risk of progression of advanced adenomas to colorectal cancer by age and sex: estimates based on 840 149 screening colonoscopies
- ADHERENCE TO A COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING USING THE FAECAL IMMUNOCHEMICAL TEST. MIUŢESCU, Bogdan; SPOREA, Ioan; POPESCU, Alina; BOTA, Simona; IOVĂNESCU, Dana; MIUŢESCU, Eftimie // Studia Universitatis Vasile Goldis Seria Stiintele Vietii (Life ;Apr-Jun2013, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p117
The objective of our study was to estimate the adherence to a colorectal cancer (CCR) screening programme, using the faecal immunochemical test (FIT). Materials and methods: In this study we analysed the adherence to a CCR screening programme in an average risk population aged between 50 and 74...
- Continuing Medical Education Questions: July 2011. DeVault, Kenneth R.; Carey, Emily; Hanouneh, Ibrahim; Kane, Saul; Navaneethan, Udayakumar // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul2011, Vol. 106 Issue 7, p1207
A quiz concerning colonoscopy of elderly patients with colorectal cancer is presented.
- Lead time bias in estimating survival outcomes. Facciorusso, Antonio; Ferrusquía, Jose; Muscatiello, Nicola // Gut;Mar2016, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p538
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Population-Based Assessment of the Outcomes in Patients With Postcolonoscopy Colorectal Cancers," by A. Govindarajan et al. in the March 6, 2015 online issue.
- 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:...
- The Quality of Colonoscopy Services-Responsibilities of Referring Clinicians. Fletcher, Robert H.; Nadel, Marion R.; Allen, John I.; Dominitz, Jason A.; Faigel, Douglas O.; Johnson, David A.; Lane, Dorothy S.; Lieberman, David; Pope, John B.; Potter, Michael B.; Robin, Deborah P.; Schroy, Paul C.; Smith, Robert A. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Nov2010, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p1230
Primary care clinicians initiate and oversee colorectal screening for their patients, but colonoscopy, a central component of screening programs, is usually performed by consultants. The accuracy and safety of colonoscopy varies among endoscopists, even those with mainstream training and...
- Colorectal screening: Don't start too early. // Journal of Family Practice;Jun2010, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p313
A letter to the editor and a reply are presented in response to the article "What's the most effective way to screen patients with a family history of colon cancer?," by Scott A. Wiltz in the 2010 issue.
- Finding Sessile Serrated Adenomas: Is It Possible to Identify Them During Conventional Colonoscopy? Pereyra, Lisandro; Gómez, Estanislao; González, Raquel; Fischer, Carolina; Eraña, Gastón; Torres, Alfredo; Correa, Leandro; Mella, José; Panigadi, Guillermo; Luna, Pablo; Pedreira, Silvia; Cimmino, Daniel; Boerr, Luis // Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Dec2014, Vol. 59 Issue 12, p3021
Background and Aim: Proximal colorectal cancer may arise from sessile serrated adenomas (SSAs). Recognition of these lesions during colonoscopy can optimize the endoscopic approach. We aimed to identify specific endoscopic features of SSA with conventional colonoscopy. Methods: Patients...
- Prescreening with FOBT Improves Yield and Is Cost-Effective in Colorectal Screening in the Elderly. Singhal, Shashideep; Changela, Kinesh; Basi, Puneet; Mathur, Siddharth; Reddy, Sridhar; Momeni, Mojdeh; Krishnaiah, Mahesh; Anand, Sury // ISRN Otolaryngology;2014, p1
Background. Utilization of colonoscopy for routine colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in the elderly (patients over 75) is controversial. This study was designed to evaluate if using fecal occult blood test (FOBT) to select patients for colonoscopy can improve yield and be a cost-effective...
- Screening and genetic counselling for relatives of patients with colorectal cancer in a family cancer clinic. Houlston, R.S.; Murday, V.; Harocopos, C.; Williams, C.B.; Slack, J. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/18/90-8/25/90, Vol. 301 Issue 6748, p366
Introduces a screening program for first degree relatives of patients with colorectal cancer in Great Britain. Estimation of lifetime risks; Creation of family cancer clinic by the North East Thames Regional Genetic Services; Use of family history in identifying risk of colonic cancer.