Single Negative Colonoscopy Predicts Low Colorectal Cancer Risk Single Negative Colonoscopy Predicts Low Colorectal Cancer Risk
A single negative colonoscopy is associated with long-lasting, significant reductions in colorectal cancer risk, but only if the colonoscopy is of high quality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 26, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Finding, and Curing, Cancers May Be Another Casualty of Coronavirus
As the death tolls rise to the coronavirus pandemic, those of us who specialize in oncology are bracing for another wave of victims: People not yet diagnosed with cancer. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mikkael A. Sekeres, M.D. Tags: Tests (Medical) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Breast Cancer Doctors Leukemia Emergency Medical Treatment Hospitals Mammography Colonoscopy Source Type: news

SMART Medical Systems Receives FDA Clearance for Its G-EYE(R) Colonoscope
SMART's G-EYE® Colonoscope, incorporating the G-EYE® Balloon Technology which helps control the endoscope's field of view and positioning during colonoscopy, was cleared for marketing in the USA by FDA RA'ANANA, Israel, May 26, 2020 -- (Healthca... Devices, Gastroenterology, Oncology, FDA SMART Medical Systems, G-EYE, Colonoscope, colonoscopy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lasting Drop Seen in CRC Incidence, Death After Negative Colonoscopy
TUESDAY, May 26, 2020 -- Colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence and mortality are reduced for a period of 17.4 years following a single negative screening colonoscopy, according to a study published online May 26 in the Annals of Internal... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How Can Early-Stage Medical Device Companies Survive Market Turmoil?
The coronavirus pandemic has caused market turmoil that has had a negative impact on medical device companies of all sizes. While the large, established medical device players like Medtronic have the balance sheets and product pipelines to  emerge from the pandemic stronger than ever, the real concern is in how younger companies will survive. The secret may lie in a business model that's more often found in the biopharma world than in medtech. "What we're doing at Orchestra BioMed is applying what have been fairly long-established and proven business strategies from the biopharma side of...
Source: MDDI - May 23, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business COVID-19 Source Type: news

NSAIDs/Aspirin and Post-colonoscopy Colorectal Cancer Risk NSAIDs/Aspirin and Post-colonoscopy Colorectal Cancer Risk
Do aspirin or NSAIDs reduce colorectal cancer risk after a negative baseline colonoscopy?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

New AI model accurately classifies colorectal polyps using slides from 24 institutions
(Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center) Researchers at Dartmouth's and Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Norris Cotton Cancer Center have trained a deep neural network to distinguish the four major types of colorectal polyps excised during screening colonoscopy. The model not only produced results that demonstrated accuracy and sensitivity at the level of practicing pathologists, but withstood evaluation using broad datasets spanning multiple institutions across the US. The study proves that AI models are generalizable and can be trained on widespread external data. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 23, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Parent or Sibling With Colon Cancer? You May Need Colonoscopy Earlier
Title: Parent or Sibling With Colon Cancer? You May Need Colonoscopy EarlierCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/21/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - April 21, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Parent or Sibling With Colon Cancer? You May Need Colonoscopy Earlier
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 20, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Parent or Sibling With Colon Cancer? You May Need Colonoscopy Earlier
MONDAY, April 20, 2020 -- If colon cancer runs in your family, screening at age 40 might help catch the disease at an early stage, or even prevent it, specialists say. But a new investigation suggests that that advice is rarely heeded among those... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 20, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Cost effectiveness of colonoscopy for CRC screening depends on uptake
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - March 31, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

AI-assisted diagnosis of polyps reduces colonoscopy costs
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - March 31, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Editorial calls for a precision medicine approach to follow-up of diverticulitis
(Regenstrief Institute) An editorial challenges physicians and the US healthcare system to reconsider the current 'one size fits all' care for diverticulitis and to employ a precision medicine approach to determine which patients should be referred for colonoscopy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 50-75 Years Who Met Colorectal Screening Recommendations - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2018
In 2018, 67.0% of U.S. adults aged 50-75 years met the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for colorectal cancer screening; 60.6% had a colonoscopy in the past 10 years. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - March 19, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Colorectal Cancer Colorectal Cancer Control Program (CRCCP) MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Colonoscopy Screening Source Type: news

How Painful Is a Colonoscopy?
Title: How Painful Is a Colonoscopy?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 3/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - March 18, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news