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

Cold Snare Polypectomy Works for Larger Colorectal Polyps Too Cold Snare Polypectomy Works for Larger Colorectal Polyps Too
A study from China supports use of cold snare polypectomy for removing large polyps up to 15 mm in size, with a low incomplete resection rate.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - December 16, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Polyp in Biden's colon was benign, potentially pre-cancerous
Doctor's report says Biden's polyp was 'benign but potentially pre-cancerous'. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert describes role hard-to-see polyps play in cancer risk
LONDON — Physicians screening people for bowel cancer are becoming increasingly concerned about a type of polyp once thought harmless: serrated polyps, sawtooth-edged growths in the colon that are flat, nearly translucent, and sometimes difficult to spot during colonoscopies. New research suggests people with serrated polyps should be checked more frequently for bowel cancer, a Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert writes in a commentary in the journal Gut. A serrated polyp after blue dye has been… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 11, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Vitamin D May Help To Prevent Colorectal Cancer In Young People
The new study finds an association between dietary intake of vitamin D and a reduced risk of developing colorectal cancer or polyps in people under 50. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma & Source Type: news

Recurrence Up With Incomplete Resection of Colorectal Polyps
Segments with incomplete resection have increased risk for any metachronous neoplasia, advanced neoplasia (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 10, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Incomplete Polyp Removal During Colonoscopy Can Bring Cancer Danger
TUESDAY, Aug. 10, 2021 -- Colonoscopy screening can help prevent colon cancer by allowing doctors to find and remove potentially pre-cancerous growths called polyps. But if they fail to get the whole growth, the odds of a recurrence are high, a new... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 10, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Recurrence Up With Incomplete Resection of Colorectal Polyps
TUESDAY, Aug. 10, 2021 -- The risk for future neoplasia and advanced neoplasia is increased in colon segments after incomplete resection of neoplastic polyps, according to a study published online Aug. 10 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Heiko... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 10, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Colorectal Polyps Often Recur After Incomplete Resection Colorectal Polyps Often Recur After Incomplete Resection
Compared with complete resection, incomplete resection substantially increases the likelihood that a polyp will be found during follow-up colonoscopy, research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - August 9, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Thermal Ablation May Reduce Residual, Recurrent Adenomas Thermal Ablation May Reduce Residual, Recurrent Adenomas
The US Multi-Society Task Force currently recommends EMR-T for large nonpedunculated colorectal polyps, but real-world effectiveness remains unknown.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 24, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Colorectal Cancer: UVA Health Expert Helps Develop New National Screening Guidelines
(University of Virginia Health System) Most Americans should get screened for colorectal cancer beginning at age 45 instead of age 50, according to new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which includes UVA Health's Li Li, MD, PhD, MPH. This recommendation applies to Americans without symptoms who do not have a history of colorectal polyps or a personal or family health history of genetic disorders that increase the risk of colorectal cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

CRC Risk Up in First-Degree Relatives of Patients With Polyps
WEDNESDAY, May 19, 2021 -- First-degree relatives of patients with precursor lesions for colorectal cancer (CRC) have an increased risk of CRC, according to a study published online May 4 in The BMJ. Mingyang Song, M.D., from the Harvard T. H. Chan... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

USPSTF lowers starting age for colon cancer screening
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has released a colon cance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 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 USPSTF proposes lowering colon screening age to 45 Lack of Medicare CTC coverage affects people of color (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 18, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news