Abnormal Stool Test Result? Don ’ t Delay Your Colonoscopy
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 11, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Barriers to Follow-Up Colonoscopy After Positive FIT or mt-sDNA Barriers to Follow-Up Colonoscopy After Positive FIT or mt-sDNA
While noninvasive CRC screening options such as FIT and mt-sDNA improve overall adherence to CRC screening, many patients are not following up with colonoscopy if the tests are positive.Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Abnormal Stool Test Result? Don't Delay Your Colonoscopy
THURSDAY, Feb. 11, 2021 -- Getting a colonoscopy as soon as possible after an abnormal stool test could reduce your risk of colon cancer and death from the disease, researchers say. In a new study, investigators analyzed data from more than 200,000... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Abnormal Stool Test Result? Don't Delay Your Colonoscopy
Title: Abnormal Stool Test Result? Don ' t Delay Your ColonoscopyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/11/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/11/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - February 11, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Colonoscopy Delay After Abnormal FOBT, FIT Ups CRC Risk
Risk for CRC, mortality increased with delayed receipt of colonoscopy compared with colonoscopy within one to three months (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 3, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Colonoscopy Delay After Abnormal FOBT, FIT Ups CRC Risk
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2021 -- Increased time to colonoscopy after an abnormal fecal occult blood test (FOBT) or fecal immunochemical test (FIT) is associated with an increased risk for colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence and mortality, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How Painful Is a Colonoscopy
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - February 3, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Year delay between abnormal, at-home screening and colonoscopy increases cancer risk
(University of California - San Diego) A new study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found delayed time between abnormal stool-based screening and subsequent colonoscopy was associated with an increased risk of a cancer diagnosis and death from colorectal cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Delaying colonoscopy following abnormal stool test increases risk of colorectal cancer
(Veterans Affairs Research Communications) A new VA study finds that delays in undergoing colonoscopy following an abnormal stool test increase the risk of a colorectal cancer diagnosis and cancer-related death. The findings showed the risk of colorectal cancer-related death increased by up to 1.5 times when colonoscopy was delayed more than 19 months. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Appropriateness of Colonoscopy and Relevant Findings Appropriateness of Colonoscopy and Relevant Findings
This study demonstrated that performing colonoscopy according to appropriateness criteria increases the diagnostic yield while avoiding unnecessary exams.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

A Colonoscopy Alternative Comes Home
An at-home test for colon cancer is as reliable as the traditional screening, health experts say, and more agreeable. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paula Span Tags: your-feed-science Tests (Medical) Colon Colon and Colorectal Cancer Elderly your-feed-health Source Type: news

Sebela Pharmaceuticals Announces U.S. Launch of SUTAB(R) Tablets, An Alternative to Liquid Colonoscopy Preparation
SUTAB® Tablets with Active Sulfate Ingredients Is the First Tablet Colonoscopy Preparation to Receive FDA Approval in Over 10 Years ROSWELL, Ga., Jan. 5, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Sebela Pharmaceuticals® today announced ... Biopharmaceuticals, Gastroenterology, FDA, Product Launch Sebela Pharmaceuticals, SUTAB , colonoscopy preparation (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Does colon cleansing eliminate toxins?
Colon cleansing is done to prepare for medical procedures such as a colonoscopy. Before a colonoscopy, you'll need to clean out your colon because any residue may obscure the view of your colon and rectum during the examination. Some alternative medicine practitioners offer colon cleansing for other purposes, such as detoxification. Proponents of colon cleansing [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 28, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Amid Pandemic, Scientists Reassess Routine Medical Care
All this year, patients stayed away from doctors ’ offices in droves, postponing tests and treatments. Maybe there’s a silver lining. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Telemedicine Mammography Tests (Medical) Breast Cancer Doctors Colonoscopy Emergency Medical Treatment Preventive Medicine Health Affairs (Journal) IQVIA Inc Welch, H Gilbert United States Source Type: news

IBD: Fecal Calprotectin's Role in Guiding Treatment Debated IBD: Fecal Calprotectin's Role in Guiding Treatment Debated
Experts lack consensus on what the concentration cutoffs should be for remission and when a colonoscopy is needed to confirm disease status.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - December 11, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news