COST COMPARISON OF TREATING EARLY AND LATE COLORECTAL NEOPLASIA
- Evaluation of Patients Who Meet Clinical Criteria for Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Tolliver, Beth A.; Herrera, Jorge L.; DiPalma, Jack A. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb1994, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p176
Objective: To determine which test would yield the most useful clinical data in evaluation of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Methods: One hundred ninety-six patients who met the International Congress of Gastroenterology criteria for irritable bowel syndrome were prospectively evaluated with...
- City seeks to stamp out colon cancer. // American City & County;Jan2004, Vol. 119 Issue 1, p16
Deals with the campaign against colon cancer staged by the residents of Monte Sereno, California in January 2004. Number of U.S. citizens the disease kills every year; Percentage of colon cancer cases occurring in people over age 50; Use of the Polyp Man mascot of American Cancer Society in the...
- Colorectal cancer risk greater among relatives of patients with serrated polyposis. Calabro, Anthony; Lawrence, Leah; Richards, Cassandra // Hem/Onc Today;7/10/2012, Vol. 13 Issue 13, p32
The article focuses on the results of a study analyzing generic clinics throughout the U.S., Canada and Australia, that revealed relatives of patients with serrated polyposis may be at greater risk for colorectal or pancreatic cancer.
- Colon Cancer Quiz. // Saturday Evening Post;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 277 Issue 4, p50
Presents questions and answers about colorectal cancer.
- The Future of Colorectal Screening Is in the Stool. Brand, R. E.; Thompson, Jon S. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar2001, Vol. 96 Issue 3, p645
Discusses research being done on colorectal cancer screening by detection of altered human DNA in stool. Reference to a study by D. A. Ahlquist, J. S. Skoletsky and K. A. Boynton, published in a 2000 issue of the "Gastroenterology" journal; Detection of colorectal cancer using altered DNA assay...
- Fiberoptic Sigmoidoscopy in Screening Pattern Makers for Colon Cancer at their Work Place. Ibrahim, Mostafa A. H.; Batra, Surinder K.; Schuman, Bernard M.; Viola III, Francis V. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr1984, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p262
A large auto manufacturer screened its workers who belonged to the Pattern Makers (wood and metal workers) League of North America for colon cancer. Four-hundred nine asymptomatic workers were screened. Our group was only involved in performing most of the fiberoptic sigmoidoscopies in this...
- Prevalence of colorectal neoplasia in smokers. Anderson, Joseph C.; Attam, Rajeev; Alpern, Zvi; Messina, Catherine R.; Hubbard, Patricia; Grimson, Roger; Ells, Peter F.; Brand, Douglas L. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec2003, Vol. 98 Issue 12, p2777
OBJECTIVES: Smoking has been linked with colorectal neoplasia. Previous colonoscopy screening studies have omitted smoking and have examined only gender, age, and family history. Our aim was to use a screening population to measure the prevalence of neoplasia in smokers, the anatomic location of...
- CLINICAL X-RAY STAFF CONFERENCES ON THE COLON IV. MULTIPLE NEOPLASMS OF THE COLON. Ferguson, Lynn A.; Ferguson, James A.; Van Zwalenburg, Ben R.; Ducey, Edward F. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun1954, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p495
Focuses on a research on several cases of colon diseases before the Eighteenth Annual Convention of the National Gastroenterological Association in Los Angeles, California from October 12 to 14, 1953. Redness of the mucosa of the distal ampulla; Soft polypoid tumor; Multiple primary neoplasms.
- Continuing Low Colon Cancer Incidence in African Populations. Segal, Isidor; Edwards, Christine A.; Walker, Alexander R. P. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr2000, Vol. 95 Issue 4, p859
Comments on the minimal incidence of colonic diseases in South Africa. Incidence rate of colon cancer in African Americans; Alterations in bowel behavior of local Africans; Microbial species contained in the bacterial flora of the colon.