Chulalongkorn University develops AI tool for colorectal polyp detection
The AI system  can also classify abnormal tissues as malignant or benign.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 26, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Polyps are possible culprits in colon cancer
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 46 and had my first colonoscopy last month. The doctor said everything looked good, although he removed a few polyps. Can you explain what a colon polyp is and if should I be concerned? ANSWER: Although the guidelines have changed in recent years, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that people should be screened with a colonoscopy beginning at age 45, so congratulations for undergoing this important cancer screening. Colon cancer is… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 21, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

AI reduces miss rate of precancerous polyps in colorectal cancer screening
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Artificial intelligence reduced by twofold the rate at which precancerous polyps were missed in colorectal cancer screening, reported a team of international researchers led by Mayo Clinic. The study is published in Gastroenterology. Most colon polyps are harmless, but some over time develop int o colon or rectal cancer, which can be fatal if found in its later stages. Colorectal cancer is the second most deadly cancer in the world, with an estimated… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - April 18, 2022 Category: Research Source Type: news

Will Serrated Polyp Detection Rates Be the Next CRC Metric? Will Serrated Polyp Detection Rates Be the Next CRC Metric?
Higher detection rates were associated with a significantly decreased risk for postcolonoscopy colorectal cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 31, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Toss Up for Second-Line IBD Tx; Screening for Esophageal Cancer; 100 Colon Polyps
(MedPage Today) -- Effectiveness of vedolizumab (Entyvio) and tofacitinib (Xeljanz) for ulcerative colitis or vedolizumab and ustekinumab (Stelara) for Crohn's disease did not significantly differ among patients who failed on tumor necrosis factor... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 31, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Next-Gen Colon Tattoo Ink; Etrasimod Wins for UC; Another NASH Drug Flops
(MedPage Today) -- A next-generation ink for endoscopic tattooing of the colon diffuses less and is more "biocompatible" than existing inks, which could help identify complex colonic polyps or tumors for removal. (American Chemical Society) Positive... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 24, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Colon polyps and colon cancer screening
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about the connection between colon polyps and colon cancer, and the need for colon cancer screening. A colon polyp is a small clump of cells that forms on the lining of the colon. Healthy cells grow and divide in an orderly way. Mutations in certain genes can cause cells to continue dividing, even when new cells aren't needed. In the colon… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 18, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

First U.S. trial using GI Genius(TM) intelligent endoscopy module shows 50% reduction in missed colorectal polyps with artificial intelligence (AI) technology versus standard colonoscopy
Findings published in Gastroenterology show that AI technology assisted coloscopy improves the accuracy of polyp detection, which plays an important role in the prevention of colorectal cancer DUBLIN, March 16, 2022 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Netw... Devices, Gastroenterology Medtronic, GI Genius, intelligent endoscopy, colonoscopy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 16, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Height an ‘Overlooked Risk Factor’ for Colorectal Cancer? Height an ‘Overlooked Risk Factor’ for Colorectal Cancer?
Building on previous evidence, a new study finds that taller people may be more likely to develop colorectal cancer or colon polyps.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 9, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Can 1 day of training improve radiologist performance in CTC?
A one-day training course can yield significant and sustained performance improvemen...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Deep learning plus CT translates to early type 2 diabetes detection USPSTF lowers starting age for colon cancer screening USPSTF's 2016 CT colonography guidance boosts screening rates CTC is most effective way to detect advanced neoplasia AI finds precancerous colon polyps on CT colonography (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 22, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Shedding Pounds Might Help Stop Pre - Cancerous Colon Polyps
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 1, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Geriatrics, Nutrition, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Weight loss lowers risk for polyps linked with colorectal cancer, study finds
Overweight and obese people who lose weight may reduce their risk for developing polyps that are often a precursor for colon cancer, a study published Tuesday by the journal JNCI Cancer Spectrum found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shedding Pounds Might Help Stop Pre-Cancerous Colon Polyps
Title: Shedding Pounds Might Help Stop Pre-Cancerous Colon PolypsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/1/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/1/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - February 1, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

What Are Common Gastrointestinal Polyposes in Children?
Discussion Bloody stools or blood in the diaper is a relatively common complaint in general pediatrics. For most patients it is often a minor concern. Commonly it is a transient problem (e.g. rectal fissure caused by constipation or trauma) or often not blood (e.g. urate crystals in the diaper, food, menses, etc.). Real blood does occur with an identifiable cause such as long distance running or heavy exercise, or milk protein allergy/sensitivity that improves with a milk-restricted diet. Many more serious causes are associated with heavier or more recalcitrant bleeding, increased defecation, abdominal pain, poor eating an...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 24, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Do Colon Polyps Need to Be Removed?
Title: Do Colon Polyps Need to Be Removed?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 12, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news