Search results for "Colon Cancer Screening"

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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

Screening Colon cancer screening with laxative-free computed tomographic colonography offers a better experience for patients and may be an acceptable alternate ... Colon cancer screening with
May 2012

In the News

It's effective to mail fecal test kits to patients if they're overdue for colon cancer screening, researchers learned. ... 4.9%; P=.09). ACP Internist offers expert, easy-to-follow guidelines for encouraging colon cancer screening, including video
April 2009

Test yourself

In addition, despite unequivocal evidence that colon cancer screening reduces mortality, an estimated one in three U.S. ... adults who are eligible for colon cancer screening has not been screened.
October 2019

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

From ACP Internist

Seeking common ground on CKD screening. ACP's 2013 guideline on screening, monitoring, and treatment of stage 1 to 3 chronic kidney disease (CKD) raised an immediate response from leaders of ... Changes coming for colon cancer screening.
July 2014

Jury is out on truth in clinical trials A digest of this month's issue, including the risks and drawbacks of stopping clinical trials early for benefit, colon cancer screening and ... events. Also featured is an update on colorectal cancer
January 2009


the past year, having a primary care clinician as a usual source of care, or having seen a specialist) and care quality (receiving influenza vaccination, pneumonia vaccination, and colon cancer screening). ... Patients from minority groups with Medicare
August 2021

Overcoming colonoscopy's image problem Colon cancer screening saves lives, but internists have to overcome patients' initial unease with the test. ... Colon cancer screening rates rose after news anchor Katie Couric underwent a live, on-air
January 2009

High-value management of patients with GI symptoms

Cheatham. Another etiology of rectal bleeding is radiation proctitis, which typically develops one to two years after radiation exposure in those treated for cervical cancer or prostate cancer, he noted. ... Cheatham added that, for average-risk colon
June 2017

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