TBT: Which is More Uncomfortable – The Colonoscopy or Treatment for Colon Cancer?
March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, today’s TBT post provides some helpful information on colorectal cancer. Michelle was a healthy, active 47 year old. She tried to eat right and she exercised. It looked like the hard work was paying off: no health issues and lots of energy. Her work in the healthcare field motivated her to see her doctors regularly for checkups, to get mammograms and to have her blood work done annually. She knew she was getting close to the magical age of 50 and that soon she would need to get a colonoscopy to screen for colorectal cancer. Since she had no family history of the disease she wasn’t worried. She felt certain that, just as all her previous testing had come back normal, this one would too. One morning she noticed a blood clot in her stool. She had no pain, bloating or nausea and assumed that this was probably due to the aspirin she had taken the evening before. “Well,” she thought, “since I’m due for my annual physical next week I’ll just mention it to the doctor.” She went as planned for her physical and when she mentioned the blood clot to her doctor he suggested that since she was getting close to 50 she might as well go ahead and set up a colonoscopy now to be sure that it wasn’t anything serious. She did and had an endoscopy as well to see if there were stomach ulcers causing the bleeding. The news she received was devastating. The doctor performing the ...
CONCLUSIONS: Simultaneous CRC and CRLM resections seem to be safe when patients are carefully selected, also considering the risk of recurrence concerning oncologic outcomes. The pre-planning of simultaneous resection is mandatory to plan trocar positioning, procedure sequencing, and patient position. PMID: 32490901 [PubMed - in process]
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CONCLUSION: a Navigation Program was developed adapted to the Brazilian reality, and attributions of the navigators were created. PMID: 32491120 [PubMed - in process]
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Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0CC03589K, CommunicationLongbing Ling, Haizhou Yu, Muhammad Ismail, Yan-Ping Zhu, Yuan Du, Junhui Qi An amphiphilic dimeric-podophyllotoxin (PODO) phospholipid was synthesized to assemble into liposomes as a combination of prodrug and nanocarriers. Results have demonstrated cell membrane-like delivery system possessed an improved cellular uptake... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
CONCLUSION: the findings have implications for the implementation of health promotion strategies among nursing students, in view of lifestyle changes. PMID: 32490956 [PubMed - in process]
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