ANATOMICAL CLUSTERING OF TYPE II FLAT AND DEPRESSED COLORECTAL LESIONS: RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DYSPLASIA, NEOPLASIA, AND MORPHOLOGY SUBTYPE
- Screening for Colorectal Cancer. Mahoney, Martin // American Family Physician;6/1/2000, Vol. 61 Issue 11, p3477
Presents case studies on screening for colorectal cancer. Purpose of various screening tests for colorectal cancer; Background on digital rectal examination; Risk factors for colon cancer.
- Colorectal cancer screening rates lagging. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/12/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 10, pE647
The article reports on the decline of the colorectal cancer screening rates in Canada.
- New DNA Test Offers Clues to Colon Cancer. // Prevention;Jan2002, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p125
Reports on the development of a DNA stool test that could replace other approaches to colorectal cancer screening.
- Bowel Ca screening reduces mortality. // Pulse;12/5/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 44, p10
The article discusses the decrease of emergency diagnoses of colorectal cancer through a bowel cancer screening program in Great Britain. It states that the reduction, accompanied by a sharp fall in 30-day mortality, was partly due to a change of attitudes and referral patterns of general...
- Colon conversations. German, Amy // Nation (1206-2642);4/4/2014, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p32
The article offers information on the priority of the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay (CBHSSJB) in Quebec to raise awareness about colorectal cancer. Dr. David Dannenbaum of the CBHSSJB mentions that colorectal cancer is treatable offered it is detected early on and through...
- Screening colonoscopy: Is it time? Simon, Jerome B. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/14/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 10, p1277
Examines the debate surrounding the health benefits of periodic surveillance colonoscopy. Inadequacy of fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) and sigmoidoscopy for middle-aged and elderly patients at risk for colorectal cancer; Details of a study of the use of colonoscopy in general population...
- Recommendations Raise Workload Issues for Colon Cancer Screening. Twombly, Renee // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;3/3/2004, Vol. 96 Issue 5, p348
Examines why few countries have adopted colon cancer screening programs. Various tests for colon cancer screening in the United States; Burden that extensive colon cancer screening places on colonoscopy services; Great Britain's launch of a mass colorectal screening program; Lack of colorectal...
- Backwards boxers and more: Five ways to make colonoscopies easier. // New York Amsterdam News;5/5/2011, Vol. 102 Issue 18, p26
The article encourages women aged 50 and above or those with histories of colon cancer to be screened through mammography, in reflection of the celebration of the National Women's Health Month.
- Screening for Colorectal Cancer: The Glass Is Half Full. Neugut, Alfred I.; Lebwohl, Benjamin // American Journal of Public Health;Apr2009, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p582
The authors express their opinion regarding reports indicating that almost half of adults over 50 years old in the U.S. have been screened for colorectal cancer. They note the public health benefits of the increase in screening, explaining that death rates due to colorectal cancer have declined....