NeoChemo Preserves Rectum in Half of Patients With Rectal Cancer NeoChemo Preserves Rectum in Half of Patients With Rectal Cancer
Among patients with stage II or stage III rectal adenocarcinoma, organ preservation is achievable in up to half of patients who undergo total neoadjuvant chemotherapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Genetic and Environmental Scores for CRC Risk Stratification Genetic and Environmental Scores for CRC Risk Stratification
A newly developed risk prediction model that incorporates both genetic and environmental factors could lead to the earlier identification of patients at high risk for colorectal cancer.Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Younger People More Likely to Undergo Colonoscopy After Guideline Change
(MedPage Today) -- After the screening age for colonoscopy was lowered in colorectal cancer (CRC) guidelines, younger people were more likely to undergo the procedure, researchers found. Among people ages 45 to 49, first-time screening rates increased... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 17, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Which CRC Regimens Are More Likely to Harm Kidneys? Which CRC Regimens Are More Likely to Harm Kidneys?
After analyzing various treatments for metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC), researchers zeroed in on FOLFIRI  + bevacizumab. The study was published as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 17, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Colon Cancer: 8 Early Warning Signs & 4 Stages
Title: Colon Cancer: 8 Early Warning Signs& 4 StagesCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - May 17, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Early-Onset Colon Cancer Projected to Double by 2030 Early-Onset Colon Cancer Projected to Double by 2030
“We’re seeing a lot of younger people with this disease. It’s rather alarming,” says the author of a review that predicts further increases.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 12, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Study Supports Colonoscopies for Women Under 50
A new study claims colonoscopies in younger women can significantly cut their risk of colon cancer. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Surgical Behavior for Colon Cancer Shifted in the Pandemic
(MedPage Today) -- More patients in Sweden diagnosed with colon cancer during the initial wave of the COVID-19 pandemic underwent ostomy surgery, and fewer residents participated in resections, according to an observational study. In the analysis... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - May 10, 2022 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Colonoscopy Before Age 50 May Cut Colorectal Cancer Risk in Women
MONDAY, May 9, 2022 -- Initiation of lower gastrointestinal endoscopy before 50 years of age is associated with a reduced risk for colorectal cancer (CRC) in women, according to a study published online May 5 in JAMA Oncology. Wenjie Ma, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 9, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Science Saturday: What you should know about genetics, colorectal cancer
Colorectal cancer begins when healthy cells in the colon or rectum develop mutations, or changes, in their DNA. These damaged cells then become cancerous, grow and divide uncontrollably, and form a tumor. Genetic factors play a role in this process. Some gene mutations passed through generations of your family can increase your risk of colorectal cancer significantly. The most common inherited syndromes that increase colorectal cancer risk are familial adenomatous polyposis and Lynch syndrome, also known as hereditary… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - May 7, 2022 Category: Research Source Type: news

Starting colon, rectal cancer screening earlier reduces risk in women, study finds
Women screened for colon and rectal cancers before age 50 years are at lower risk for developing the diseases compared to those who avoid the testing or wait until they turn 50, a study published Friday found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Real-World Evidence Supports Earlier Colorectal Cancer Screening Real-World Evidence Supports Earlier Colorectal Cancer Screening
Starting lower GI endoscopy before age 50 was associated with a significantly reduced risk of CRC, providing strong support for the updated CRC screening recommendations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - May 5, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Empirical Evidence Points to Benefit of Earlier Colon Cancer Screening
(MedPage Today) -- Women who underwent sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening at ages 45 to 49 had a lower risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) when compared to those who started just 5 years later, an analysis of the Nurses... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - May 5, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

How Do Bowel Movements Change With Colon Cancer?
Title: How Do Bowel Movements Change With Colon Cancer?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 5/5/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - May 5, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Is CTC being used effectively for colon cancer screening?
Utilization rates of CT colonography (CTC) are low, which prompts concern ove...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI detects diabetes on abdominal CT performed for CTC screening Can 1 day of training improve radiologist performance in CTC? USPSTF lowers starting age for colon cancer screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 2, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news