Body composition analysis predicts mortality in spinal metastases
Body composition analysis of preoperative abdomen CT exams can opportunisticall...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Body composition on CT lung screening can spot at-risk patients Do CT lung cancer screening rules promote healthcare disparities? CT body composition analysis helps reveal colon cancer secrets Can body composition metrics foretell COVID-19 patient outcomes? AI body analysis finds lung cancer survival risk factors (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New Analyses Suggest Favorable Results for STELARA ® (ustekinumab) When Used as a First-Line Therapy for Bio-Naïve Patients with Moderately to Severely Active Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, October 25, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced data from two new analyses of STELARA® (ustekinumab) for the treatment of adults with moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC).1,2 In a modelled analysisa focused on treatment sequencing using data from randomized controlled trials, network meta-analysis and literature, results showed patient time spent in clinical remission or response was highest when STELARA was used as a first-line advanced therapy for bio-naïve patients with moderately t...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Need Help With a Colon Cancer Diagnosis? Text COLON to 484848
The Colorectal Cancer Provider Outreach Program, CRC POP, brings newly diagnosed patients helpful information about support services in a single place. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Body composition on CT lung screening can spot at-risk patients
Body composition analysis on CT lung cancer screening exams can identify patient...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New CT lung cancer screening guide should fix healthcare inequities Do CT lung cancer screening rules promote healthcare disparities? CT body composition analysis helps reveal colon cancer secrets Can body composition metrics foretell COVID-19 patient outcomes? AI body analysis finds lung cancer survival risk factors (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 18, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Body composition on CT lung cancer screening can spot at-risk patients
Body composition analysis on CT lung cancer screening exams can identify patient...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New CT lung cancer screening guide should fix healthcare inequities Do CT lung cancer screening rules promote healthcare disparities? CT body composition analysis helps reveal colon cancer secrets Can body composition metrics foretell COVID-19 patient outcomes? AI body analysis finds lung cancer survival risk factors (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 18, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Aspirin Use to Prevent 1st Heart Attack or Stroke Should Be Curtailed, U.S. Panel Says
Adults at high risk for cardiovascular disease may face serious side effects if they start a daily regimen of low-dose aspirin. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: Aspirin Preventive Medicine Heart Colon and Colorectal Cancer Stroke Doctors Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality United States Preventive Services Task Force American College of Cardiology American Heart Assn your-feed-healthcar Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert describes role hard-to-see polyps play in cancer risk
LONDON — Physicians screening people for bowel cancer are becoming increasingly concerned about a type of polyp once thought harmless: serrated polyps, sawtooth-edged growths in the colon that are flat, nearly translucent, and sometimes difficult to spot during colonoscopies. New research suggests people with serrated polyps should be checked more frequently for bowel cancer, a Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert writes in a commentary in the journal Gut. A serrated polyp after blue dye has been… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 11, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Commentary: Which Cancer Treatment Is Best? Selecting the Right Tool for the Job
For patients diagnosed with a cancer that starts in a solid organ like a lung, colon, breast, or prostate, oncologists want to identify the best treatment for each patient. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Colorectal cancer diagnoses fell by 40% during COVID-19 pandemic
The number of diagnosed colorectal cancer cases fell by 40% during the pea...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Rural women less likely to get colorectal cancer screening Cancer diagnoses still lower a year into COVID-19 pandemic USPSTF lowers starting age for colon cancer screening Carbon-11 PET tracer appears safe for colon cancer detection CT exam encounters could boost colorectal cancer screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Colon Cancer Diagnoses Fell 40% in Pandemic, and That ’ s Not Good News
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Colon Cancer Diagnoses Fell 40% in Pandemic, and That's Not Good News
From a study in Spain, those who were diagnosed in the pandemic year were older than in the pre-pandemic year, had more frequent symptoms, greater complications and were seen at a more advanced disease stage. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rural women less likely to get colorectal cancer screening
Both rural and urban women follow breast cancer screening guidelines at simila...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Can AI enable personalized breast cancer screening? Disparities persist in breast cancer screening in Australia COVID-19 pandemic reverses progress on breast cancer screening Women in rural areas face barriers in breast cancer screening USPSTF lowers starting age for colon cancer screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New Analysis Presented by Janssen at United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) Demonstrates Long-Term Safety Profile for STELARA ® (ustekinumab) in Older Patients Across Approved Indications
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, October 4, 2021 – Today, the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced a new analysis of STELARA® (ustekinumab) pooled safety data from 13 clinical studies across approved indications, showing rates of key safety events among adults 60 years and older treated with STELARA for up to five yearsa were similar to rates observed with placebo during the control phase of these trials.1,b Approved indications included adults with moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease (CD), moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC), moderate to severe plaque p...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Colon Cancer Diagnoses Fell 40% in Pandemic, and That's Not Good News
Title: Colon Cancer Diagnoses Fell 40% in Pandemic, and That's Not Good NewsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/4/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - October 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

New Tests for Prostate, Colon Cancer Show Promise
If approved in the United States, the tests could make screening and diagnosis for these cancers easier on patients, without the need for needle biopsy or colonoscopy. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Tests for Colon, Prostate Cancer Show Promise
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 29, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Research, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

New Tests for Colon, Prostate Cancer Show Promise
Title: New Tests for Colon, Prostate Cancer Show PromiseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/29/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/29/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - September 29, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Mirati Drug Combination Shrinks Tumors in 39% of Patients in Colon Cancer Study Mirati Drug Combination Shrinks Tumors in 39% of Patients in Colon Cancer Study
A combination of adagrasib and older cancer drug Erbitux shrank tumors in 39% of patients with advanced colorectal cancer treated in a small trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Study finds new potential indicator of the disease
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK. Most people diagnosed with it are over the age of 60. A recent study has found an indicator of the disease, which might put you at risk of colon cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People With MS Have Worse Survival If Colon Cancer Strikes
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 16, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Radialis seeks FDA clearance for new PET camera
Radialis Medical has applied for U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI helps reduce cancer PET imaging time and dose New radiotracer visualizes protein key to cancer cell metabolism PET/CT detects major depression in cancer patients Carbon-11 PET tracer appears safe for colon cancer detection Study suggests extending Cu-64 tracer window to 3 hours (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 16, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

People With MS Have Worse Survival If Colon Cancer Strikes
Title: People With MS Have Worse Survival If Colon Cancer StrikesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/16/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - September 16, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Having Even a Cousin or Grandparent With Colon Cancer Raises Your Risk: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Having a Cousin or Grandparent With Colon Cancer Raises Your Risk
A new study finds if you have a second- or third-degree relative who had colon cancer at an early age, your odds of having the disease substantially increases. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Having Even a Cousin or Grandparent With Colon Cancer Raises Your Risk: Study
Title: Having Even a Cousin or Grandparent With Colon Cancer Raises Your Risk: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/15/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - September 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Antibiotic Use and Colon Cancer: More Evidence of Link Antibiotic Use and Colon Cancer: More Evidence of Link
A Swedish population study appears to confirm recent data showing a link between antibiotic use and an increased risk for colon but not rectal cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - September 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Antibiotic Use and Colon Cancer: More Evidence
of Link (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Very High Antibiotic Use May Up Risk for Proximal Colon Cancer
Inverse association seen for antibiotic use and rectal cancer, which seems to be driven by women (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 9, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Fecal Transplants: a New Treatment for IBD
Linda Ann Sasser has had ulcerative colitis since she was 20, but it wasn’t until May 2019, about 30 years later, that her condition hit a low point: not only did she have a major flare-up of chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but on top of it, she had Clostridioides difficile (or C. diff), a highly contagious bacterial infection that causes severe diarrhea and inflammation of the colon. “I became really, really sick with bloody diarrhea 30 times a day and chronic stomach pain,” Sasser says. While hospitalized for 12 days, she was given oral steroid medications, which didn’t help, then IV ste...
Source: TIME: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stacey Colino Tags: Uncategorized Disease feature Source Type: news

Very High Antibiotic Use May Up Risk for Proximal Colon Cancer
THURSDAY, Sept. 9, 2021 -- There is a positive association between antibiotic use and proximal colon cancer and an inverse association with rectal cancer in women, according to a study published online Aug. 30 in the Journal of the National Cancer... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Colon Cancer, Often Avoidable, Hits Black Men, the Young More
Colorectal cancer is among the most preventable and treatable diseases. So why are young people and Black men still dying from it? (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too Many Antibiotics Might Raise Colon Cancer Risk
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Too Many Antibiotics Might Raise Colon Cancer Risk
Study findings may be due to the impact antibiotics have on the intestinal microbiome, or gut bacteria. But researchers say overall risk is low. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too Many Antibiotics Might Raise Colon Cancer Risk
THURSDAY, Sept. 2, 2021 -- Here's another reason to avoid unnecessary use of antibiotics: Long-term use of these medications could increase your risk of colon cancer, researchers say. " While in many cases antibiotic therapy is necessary and saves... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 2, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Too Many Antibiotics Might Raise Colon Cancer Risk
Title: Too Many Antibiotics Might Raise Colon Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/2/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - September 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Gregg Leakes, Husband Of NeNe Leakes, Dies At 66 From Colon Cancer
"After a long battle with cancer, Gregg Leakes has passed away peacefully in his home," his publicist said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NeNe Leakes ’ husband Gregg dies of cancer at 66
The husband of the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” alum “peacefully” lost his years-long battle with colon cancer Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CT body composition analysis helps reveal colon cancer secrets
Body composition analysis on CT reveals that colon cancer patients with hig...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: USPSTF lowers starting age for colon cancer screening Carbon-11 PET tracer appears safe for colon cancer detection CT exam encounters could boost colorectal cancer screening USPSTF proposes lowering colon screening age to 45 Lack of Medicare CTC coverage affects people of color (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RHOA' stars support NeNe Leakes as husband Gregg's cancer takes a turn
NeNe announced Sunday that her husband of two-plus decades is “transitioning to the other side” amid his battle with colon cancer. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With 80% Survival Rates, Liver Transplants Offer New Hope For Some Colon Cancer Patients
Mounting evidence suggests liver transplants can drastically improve survival rates for selected colon cancer patients. But health insurers often stand in the way. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Deb Gordon, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Banking & Insurance /banking-insurance Source Type: news

How Does Colon Cancer Start
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - August 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamin D Might Help Prevent Early - Onset Colon Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Vitamin D Might Help Prevent Early-Onset Colon Cancer
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 18, 2021 -- Foods rich in vitamin D may help protect younger adults against colon cancer, researchers report. While colon cancer is decreasing overall, cases among younger adults have been on the rise. The trends dovetail with a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 18, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamin D May Prevent Colon Cancer
Title: Vitamin D May Prevent Colon CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/18/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/18/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - August 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Getting enough vitamin D in your diet can 'slash your risk of getting bowel cancer by around 50%'
Consuming 300IU of the nutrient each day - the equivalent of three glasses of milk or 60 grams of salmon - could cut your risk of early-onset colon cancer in half, researchers at Harvard University said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethicon ’s Echelon Circular Powered Stapler Associated With Major Reduction In Serious Complications Following Colorectal Surgery
Cinncinnati, OH – Aug. 11, 2021 – Ethicon*, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies**, today announced the results of a new real-world study that shows its ECHELON CIRCULAR Powered Stapler was associated with a 74% reduction in anastomotic leak rates (1.8% vs. 6.9%)[1] and a 44% reduction in 30-day inpatient hospital readmission rates (6.1% vs.10.8%) after colorectal surgery compared with manual circular staplers.[2]The study, published in Surgical Endoscopy, shows the groundbreaking device is just as effective in reducing life-threatening and costly surgical complications in real-world surg...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Immune - Based Therapy May Help Some Battling Advanced Colon Cancers
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 11, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Hepatology, News, Source Type: news

Immunotherapy May Help Fight Some Advanced Colon Cancers
A new report reveals immunotherapy helped extend the lives of some patients with the most common type of advanced colon cancer. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Immune-Based Therapy May Help Some Battling Advanced Colon Cancers
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 11, 2021 -- Immunotherapy helped extend the lives of some patients with the most common type of advanced colon cancer, researchers report. The new findings are important, they noted, because immunotherapy doesn't typically work... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Immune-Based Therapy May Help Some Battling Advanced Colon Cancers
Title: Immune-Based Therapy May Help Some Battling Advanced Colon CancersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/11/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/11/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - August 11, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news