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 psoriasis (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