Steps you can take to prevent workplace violence
Healthcare workers are facing an increased risk of violence on the job. Radiologist...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: COVID-19 'drastically' impacted 2020 ultrasound volume Women of color still face barriers in breast cancer treatment Ulnar fractures on x-ray may be indicator of domestic violence Federal programs to assist radiology practices during the pandemic CT exam encounters could boost colorectal cancer screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 21, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Colorectal Cancer: What You Should Know About Screening
Doctors recommend everyone start screening for colorectal cancer at age 50, and before age 50 for some people at higher risk. There are several FDA-reviewed and approved or cleared choices for colorectal cancer screening. Find out which one is best for you. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

First AI Device for Colonoscopy: Extra Set of Expert'Eyes'First AI Device for Colonoscopy: Extra Set of Expert'Eyes '
The GI Genius device, when combined with colonoscopy, enhances provider performance and reduces colon cancer risk by increasing adenoma detection rates.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Atomic-level insights gained for a key lipid-binding protein implicated in cancer
(Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute) Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys have identified, at an atomic level, how a part of a protein called PLEKHA7 interacts with a cell's membrane to regulate important intercellular communications. The research, published in the journal Structure, points to hotspots within PLEKHA7 as targets for drugs. These targets could be key in designing treatments for advanced colon, breast and ovarian cancers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

New liquid biopsy test to ID lymph node metastasis in early-stage T1 colorectal cancer
(City of Hope) Researchers at City of Hope have developed a new blood-based diagnostic test that identifies individuals who may have lymph node metastasis associated with high-risk T1 colorectal cancer. This finding is an example of " theranostics " (therapy + diagnostics) and could prevent colorectal cancer patients from undergoing unnecessary surgery. The technology is patent pending, and the manuscript was recently published in the journal Gastroenterology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Hypothesis: Milk and Beef'Causally Linked' to Colorectal Cancer Hypothesis: Milk and Beef'Causally Linked' to Colorectal Cancer
Recently discovered DNA-based pathogens in beef and milk products appear to trigger chronic inflammation in the intestinal mucosa that could explain their link to colon cancer, say German scientists.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Mayo study finds colon cancer driven by hereditary gene mutations in 1 in 6 patients
(Mayo Clinic) A new Mayo Clinic study bolsters evidence that colorectal cancer is often imprinted in family genes and passed on from one generation to the next. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 19, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Mayo study finds colon cancer driven by hereditary gene mutations in 1 in 6 patients
ROCHESTER, Minn. --?A new Mayo Clinic study bolsters evidence that colorectal cancer is often imprinted in family genes and passed on from one generation to the next. In the study, published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, researchers within the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine found 1 in 6 patients with colorectal cancer had an [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 19, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

ACG Updates Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screening
Recommendation strong for screening average - risk individuals from age 50 to 75 years; recommendation conditional for screening from age 45 years (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 13, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

ACG Updates Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screening
TUESDAY, April 13, 2021 -- In the March issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology, the American College of Gastroenterology has published updated recommendations for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. Aasma Shaukat, M.D., M.P.H., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Approves First AI Tool to Boost Colonoscopy Accuracy
TUESDAY, April 13, 2021 --The first device that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help detect possible signs of colon cancer during colonoscopy has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The GI Genius uses AI-based machine... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 13, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Grants De Novo Clearance for First and Only Artificial Intelligence System for Colonoscopy; Medtronic Launches GI Genius(TM) Intelligent Endoscopy Module
The GI Genius™ Module Assists Physicians in Detecting Pre-Cancerous Growths; Potentially Addressing 19 Million Colonoscopies Annually Transformative AI Colorectal Cancer Prevention Platform Expands Medtronic Capabilities in Medical Technology Data Analy... Devices, Gastroenterology, FDA, Product Launch Medtronic, Cosmo Pharmaceuticals, GI Genius, intelligent endoscopy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Estimation of colorectal cancer screening, outcomes during COVID-19 pandemic
(JAMA Network) What The Study Did:   This modeling study estimates COVID-19-related changes in rates of colorectal cancer screenings and associated outcomes and estimates the degree to which expanded fecal immunochemical testing could potentially mitigate these outcomes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 12, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Study shows young early-onset colorectal cancer patients have increased survival
(Yale University) New research by Yale Cancer Center shows patients with early-onset colorectal cancer, age 50 and younger, have a better survival rate than patients diagnosed with the disease later in life. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 11, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

National nonprofits launch cancer screening campaign in COVID-19 era
The Community Oncology Alliance and CancerCare, two national nonprofit advocac...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Breast cancer incidence to increase by 2040, but not mortality How can access to CT lung cancer screening be improved? ASTRO survey finds rise in advanced-stage cancer CT exam encounters could boost colorectal cancer screening Cancer screenings drop precipitously due to COVID-19 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

The Future of Cancer for Americans
THURSDAY, April 8, 2021 -- At first glance, it appears that little will change between now and 2040 when it comes to the types of cancers that people develop and that kill them, a new forecast shows. Breast, melanoma, lung and colon cancers are... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 8, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Colorectal Cancer Is Affecting Younger People. When Should You Get Screening?
Colorectal cancer rates are rising in younger people. Forbes Health spoke to an oncologist and a colorectal cancer survivor about symptoms, awareness and screening. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma & Source Type: news

Cancer discovery could revive failed treatments for solid tumors
(University of Virginia Health System) New research could rescue once-promising immunotherapies for treating solid cancer tumors, such as ovarian, colon and triple-negative breast cancer, that ultimately failed in human clinical trials. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 6, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Liver Transplant Emerges for Hepatic Mets in Colorectal Cancer Liver Transplant Emerges for Hepatic Mets in Colorectal Cancer
A new indication for a scarce resource?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 5, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

5 Foods That Cut Colon Cancer Risk
Title: 5 Foods That Cut Colon Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/3/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/5/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - April 5, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

The 5 Foods That Cut Your Odds for Colon Cancer
SATURDAY, April 3, 2021 -- When it comes to guarding against colon cancer, what you eat is everything. You can reduce your risk of colon cancer by eating five food types, an expert says. These include: vegetables; whole grains; legumes; nuts and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 3, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The US Oncology Network continues its rapid growth and enhances surgical expertise with addition of physicians from Texas Colon & amp; Rectal Specialists as a part of Texas Oncology
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, April 1, 2021 —The US Oncology Network (The Network), the largest organization of its kind dedicated to advancing local cancer care and better patient outcomes, continues to expand its reach into local communities while broadening its surgical expertise with the addition of phys... (Source: McKesson News)
Source: McKesson News - April 1, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Research Reveals How Aspirin Helps Prevent Colon Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 31, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Research Reveals How Aspirin Helps Prevent Colon Cancer
WEDNESDAY, March 31, 2021 -- New research offers insight into why regular, long-term use of low-dose aspirin may reduce the risk of death from colon and rectal cancers. Resarchers found that aspirin prevents blood cells called platelets from... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 31, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Can Aspirin Help Prevent Colon Cancer?
Title: Can Aspirin Help Prevent Colon Cancer?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/31/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/31/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - March 31, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

New computational models to understand colon cancer
(Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) In a new study, published in Genome Biology, researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have developed a new modeling approach to better understand how tumors become aggressive. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 29, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

What Are Indications for a Ileostomy?
Discussion There are three types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): Crohn’s disease (CD) – can affect entire gastrointestinal tract but often is discontinuous (i.e., has skipped areas), has transmural inflammation and disease, has granulomas Ulcerative colitis (UC) – affects the colon, is continuous (i.e., has no skipped areas) and has superficial mucosal ulcerations Unclassified IBD – has chronic colitis but not specific features of CD or UC The specific pathogenesis appears to be multifactorial with having a genetic predisposition (1.6 – 30% risk of developing UC if patient has first deg...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 29, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

RF ablation relieves pain for bone cancer patients in 3 days
Radiofrequency (RF) ablation provides pain relief to patients whose cancer ha...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Outpatient radiology procedure offers arthritis relief DC docs use MR-HIFU to treat bone tumor RF ablation for elderly NSCLC patients offers cost benefits Interventional techniques improve outcomes in colorectal liver metastases (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Inflammatory Burden Predicts Cancer Risk in Ulcerative Colitis Inflammatory Burden Predicts Cancer Risk in Ulcerative Colitis
The cumulative burden of histologic inflammation is a strong predictor of colorectal neoplasia risk in ulcerative colitis, according to a recent case-control study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

CT exam encounters could boost colorectal cancer screening
Patients who are getting general CT exams could also be offered the opportunit...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Study: Earlier colorectal cancer screening is needed More follow-up CT doesn't improve colorectal cancer outcome ACS lowers colorectal cancer screening age to 45 CTC modifies surgical plan for colorectal cancer ACA has boosted colorectal cancer diagnoses (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 25, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CT exam encounters could boost colorectal cancer screening adherence
Patients who are getting general CT exams could also be offered the opportunit...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Study: Earlier colorectal cancer screening is needed More follow-up CT doesn't improve colorectal cancer outcome ACS lowers colorectal cancer screening age to 45 CTC modifies surgical plan for colorectal cancer ACA has boosted colorectal cancer diagnoses (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 25, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Better postoperative recovery for physically active
(University of Gothenburg) People who are physically active on a regular basis recover better after surgery for colorectal cancer. However, starting to exercise only after the diagnosis is a fact had no effect on recovery, a University of Gothenburg thesis shows. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 25, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

No increase in colorectal cancer after obesity surgery
(University of Gothenburg) Colorectal cancer risk does not rise after bariatric surgery, a study from the University of Gothenburg shows. This finding is important for patients with obesity, and their healthcare professionals, when deciding upon such an operation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Colorectal cancer screening remains important
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I just turned 48, and although I am a bit overweight, I am in otherwise good health. At my recent annual checkup, I was asked about my family's colorectal cancer history. After sharing that my father had colon polyps removed at some point in his life, my doctor ordered a colonoscopy. I am [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 25, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

ENDO: In Utero 17 - OHPC Exposure Ups Later Cancer Risk
Risk for any cancer increased in adult offspring with in utero exposure, particularly colorectal, prostate cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 24, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Urology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Cancer Screening Rates Back to Normal After Dip
After a sharp drop early in the COVID-19 pandemic, rates of routine breast and colon cancer screening soon returned to near-normal levels, a new study finds. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Cancer Screening Rates Back to Normal After Pandemic Dip
WEDNESDAY, March 24, 2021 -- After a sharp drop early in the COVID-19 pandemic, rates of routine breast and colon cancer screening soon returned to near-normal levels, a new study finds. " These are the first findings to show that, despite real fears... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 24, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Decades of radiation-based scientific theory disproven by Ben-Gurion University US-based study
(American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) According to the study, lower levels of several types of cancers were found when the radiation levels were on the higher end of the spectrum rather than on the lower end. Among both men and women, there was a significant decrease in lung, pancreatic, colon and rectal cancers. Among men, there were additional decreases in brain and bladder cancers. There was no decrease in cervix, breast or prostate cancers or leukemia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Association found between consumption of ultra-processed foods and drinks and colorectal cancer risk
(Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)) A new large-scale study in Spain involving almost 8,000 people has analysed the association between ultra-processed foods and drinks and three types of cancer (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 23, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Drug used during pregnancy may increase cancer risk in mother's adult children
(The Endocrine Society) Exposure in the womb to a drug used to prevent miscarriage appears to raise the offspring's cancer risk decades later, especially for colorectal and prostate cancers, researchers have found. They will present the results of their new study Tuesday at ENDO 2021, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Is home screening a true colonoscopy alternative?
If you ’re not eager to undergo the procedure, there are other colorectal cancer screening options. Yale Medicine experts explain. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - March 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Use of Common Cancer Screenings Rebounded Quickly After Dropping at Start of the Pandemic
Screenings for breast cancer and colon cancer dropped dramatically during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, but use of the procedures returned to near-normal levels by the end of July 2020. (Source: RAND)
Source: RAND - March 22, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: RAND Corporation Source Type: news

Maintaining body weight won't save colorectal cancer survivors
(Pennington Biomedical Research Center) Colorectal cancer survivors who maintained a stable body weight but lost muscle and developed fatty deposits in their muscles faced a 40 percent higher risk of premature death than patients who avoided both health issues. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 19, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Rectal cancer -- risk factors, prevention and treatment
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about rectal cancer, including risk factors, prevention and treatment. Colon cancer and rectal cancer often are referred to together as colorectal cancer. Most cases of colon cancer begin as small, noncancerous clumps of cells called polyps. Over time, some of [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 18, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Advanced Cancers Are Emerging, Doctors Warn, Citing Pandemic Drop in Screenings
People have skipped their cancer screenings and ignored possible symptoms as a result of the pandemic. In some cases, the delay has come at a great cost. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Mammography Tests (Medical) Telemedicine Breast Cancer Colon and Colorectal Cancer Colonoscopy your-feed-healthcare Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Colorectal cancer cases rising in younger adults, screenings are down
The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly affected cancer diagnoses and treatments. Colonoscopies, for instance, have decreased 90% in the past year. While screenings are down, experts say that the number of young people developing colorectal cancer before 50 continues to increase. This trend began in the early 1990s. "The majority of those increases are in people ages 40 to 49, but half of [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 16, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Check-Cap Receives FDA IDE Approval for Pivotal Study of C-Scan(R)
Company expects to commence U.S. pivotal trial in late 2021 ISFIYA, Israel, March 15, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Check-Cap Ltd. (the "Company" or "Check-Cap") (NASDAQ: CHEK), (NASDAQ: CHEKZ), a clinical stage ... Devices, Gastroenterology, FDA Check-Cap, C-Scan, X-ray capsule, colorectal cancer (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How novel pathogens may cause the development of colorectal cancer
(German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ)) Do BMMFs, the novel infectious agents found in dairy products and bovine sera, play a role in the development of colorectal cancer? Scientists led by Harald zur Hausen detected the pathogens in colorectal cancer patients in close proximity to tumors. The researchers show that the BMMFs trigger local chronic inflammation, which can cause mutations via activated oxygen molecules and thus promote cancer development in the long term. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sharing Mayo Clinic: Celebrating 5 years cancer-free after colon cancer
Every March for the past five years, Amy Figgs has taken to social media to remind her family, friends and followers to get a colonoscopy. Using #CheckYerButt, Amy has become an advocate for colon cancer after she was diagnosed the day after her 45th birthday. The day after her 45th birthday, Amy Figgs found herself [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 14, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

CTC is most effective way to detect advanced neoplasia
CT colonography (CTC) with a polyp size threshold of ≥ 10 mm is mor...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI finds precancerous colon polyps on CT colonography USPSTF proposes lowering colon screening age to 45 Lack of Medicare CTC coverage affects people of color One-day training boosts readers' CTC performance CTC offers added value to colon cancer screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 12, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news