Incidence and distribution of advanced colorectal adenomas in patients undergoing colonoscopy for screening, surveillance, and symptoms

Source: Cancer Management and Research - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cancer Management and Research Source Type: research

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We examined incidence, mortality and survival over three decades in a large population-based registry study.MethodsThis retrospective study included all cases (n = 4580) of NETs diagnosed from 1986 to 2015 in Queensland, Australia. We examined directly age-standardised incidence and mortality rates. The impact on overall survival according to demographic factors and primary site was modelled using multivariable Cox proportional hazards regression (HR). Cause-specific and relative survival were estimated using the Kaplan-Meier survival function.ResultsAnnual incidence increased from 2.0 in 1986 to 6.3 per 100,...
Source: Cancer Epidemiology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
ConclusionsIn contrast to CRC screening, this first study in CRC post-operative surveillance patients demonstrates a preference for OC. Assuming patient preference is an important determinant, introduction of CTC as a method to increase patient adherence with CRC surveillance is unlikely to be effective.Trial registrationClinical registration number: NCT02143115.
Source: Cancer Causes and Control - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
AbstractA 37-year-old male with tarry stool presented to our hospital. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed advanced gastric cancer, fundic gland polyposis (FGPsis), and negativity forHelicobacter pylori (HP) infection. Computed tomography exhibited multiple liver tumors. Total colonoscopy (TCS) demonstrated 139 tubular adenomas. He was diagnosed as having unresectable gastric cancer and received systemic chemotherapy. His sister and mother had colorectal adenomatous polyposis as revealed by TCS. His sister had FGPsis and was negative forHP infection, whereas his mother had early gastric cancer withHP infection but not FGPs...
Source: Gastric Cancer - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Guidelines recommend individuals with familial colorectal cancer (FCC) to undergo colonoscopy surveillance instead of average-risk screening. However, these recommendations vary widely. To substantiate appropriate surveillance strategies, precise and valid evidence-based risk estimates are needed for individuals with a family history of colorectal cancer (CRC).
Source: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Source Type: research
Patients with previous colorectal adenomas are at increased risk of colorectal cancer. Current guidelines for postpolypectomy surveillance intervals treat all tubular adenomas 1 to 9 mm in size with low-grade dysplasia as carrying the same level of risk. We evaluated whether 6 to 9 mm adenomas detected at colonoscopy are associated with greater risk of advanced neoplasia at follow-up compared with baseline 1 to 5 mm adenomas.
Source: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Source Type: research
SummaryColorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most frequent cancer entities worldwide and a  leading cause of death. The disease is known to develop from potentially curable, premalignant lesions over several years and therefore is suitable for screening procedures and preventive measures. Several trials have demonstrated reduced incidence and mortality in screening cohorts. A multitude of different screening strategies for CRC have been implemented in different parts of the world. While randomized controlled studies directly comparing screening procedures are still ongoing, colonoscopy remains the gold standard f...
Source: Memo - Magazine of European Medical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
This study follows patients with negative CTC results to evaluate the number of clinically significant lesions that may have been potentially missed by CTC.
Source: Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Abdominal Imaging / Imagerie abdominale Source Type: research
We examined the incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) and advanced adenoma (AA) in patients with diverticulitis compared with subjects undergoing screening colonoscopy.
Source: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Source Type: research
Authors: Lund M, Erichsen R, Njor SH, Laurberg S, Valori R, Andersen B Abstract Objective: Cecal intubation rate (CIR) is known to be inversely associated with interval colorectal cancer (CRC) risk. Cecal intubation may be achieved by the use of force and sedation jeopardizing patient safety. The Performance Indicator of Colonic Intubation (PICI) is defined as the proportion of colonoscopies achieving cecal intubation with use of ≤2 mg midazolam and no-mild patient-experienced discomfort. We aimed (i) to measure the variation of PICI between colonoscopists and colonoscopy units; (ii) to assess the correla...
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Scand J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
Publication date: October 2019Source: Cancer Epidemiology, Volume 62Author(s): Erin Kelty, Sarah V Ward, Gemma Cadby, Nina S McCarthy, Peter O’Leary, Eric K Moses, Hooi C. Ee, David B. PreenAbstractAimsThe aim of this study was to examine factors including family history, medical history and comorbidities associated with the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) in young (18–49 years) and middle-age (50–69 years) individuals.MethodsState records were used to identify individuals born in Western Australia between 1945 and 1996, and their first-degree relatives. Individuals in the cohort and their relatives were ...
Source: Cancer Epidemiology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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