Search results for "Colon Cancer Screening"


 
Results 1 - 10 of about 27 for "Colon Cancer Screening".

Changes coming for colon cancer screening

Potential paths to a higher-value colon cancer screening system include developing alternative screening technologies, refining risk assessment and surveillance, and lowering the cost of sedation. ... This new world of colon cancer screening, with
July 2014

New studies on colon cancer screening by colonoscopy and fecal blood testing

New studies on colon cancer screening by colonoscopy and fecal blood testing. ... This ongoing work will, hopefully, shed light on how testing for blood in stool samples compares with colonoscopy in colon cancer screening and, ultimately, costs and
February 2020

American Cancer Society wants colon cancer screening at age 45

American Cancer Society wants colon cancer screening at age 45. Until last week, colon cancer screening for most folks started at age 50. ... Is it time to make an adjustment? Our colon cancer screening system is not perfect.
February 2020

QD: News Every Day--Mailed outreach, noninvasive options boost colon cancer screening

QD: News Every Day--Mailed outreach, noninvasive options boost colon cancer screening. ... Mailed outreach invitations resulted in higher colorectal cancer screening compared with usual care, according to a study.
February 2020

When doctors break the law

I advise my patients who have reached the 50 year mark that they should pursue colon cancer screening.
February 2020

Am I too old for a colonoscopy?

The reason is that medical studies have demonstrated that the benefits of colon cancer screening in this age group is not justified by the risk and expense of the effort. ... He's never had a colonoscopy. Does a screening study really make sense here?
February 2020

Patient inaction hurts families, too

Trust me, I know. As a practicing primary care doctor, do you know how hard it is to convince someone to get screened for colon cancer? ... The same problems will simply repeat themselves, just different people become spokespersons (note Katie Couric
February 2020

Are we really ready for quality-based doctor payments?

Take, for example, colon cancer screening. Because it may have occurred a couple of years ago (and is still up to date) it may not appear in the insurance company's
February 2020

Safety nets catch at-risk patients

Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston first began to pilot its ambulatory safety nets for missed and delayed diagnoses in 2016 for patients at risk for colon cancer and lung ... Desai explained how the academic tertiary care center developed ambulatory
January 2020

Is colonoscopy the best colon cancer screening test?

Is colonoscopy the best colon cancer screening test? The medical arena, like society at large, is permeated with self-interest. ... The above vignette is not a futuristic hypothetical creation. I suspect that colonoscopy and CAT colonography will be
February 2020

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