USPSTF's 2016 CT colonography guidance boosts screening rates
The 2016 update by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) of its C...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 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 One-day training boosts readers' CTC performance (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 25, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Relieve your stress, relieve your allergies
(Osaka City University) Through a series of experiments using nasal polyp organ culture and mouse models of restraint stress, researchers unveil relationship between presence of corticotropin-releasing stress hormone and increase in and degranulation of allergy-causing mast cells. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - 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

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

Do Polyps Show on Ultrasound
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - March 15, 2021 Category: General Medicine 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

AI Algorithm May Differentiate Polyps on CT Colonography
Adding machine learning - based image analysis allows noninvasive differentiation of benign and premalignant polyps (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 5, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

AI Algorithm May Differentiate Polyps on CT Colonography
FRIDAY, March 5, 2021 -- Machine learning-based image analysis facilitates noninvasive differentiation of benign and premalignant colorectal polyps with computed tomography (CT) colonography, according to a study published online Feb. 23 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How Long for Precancerous Polyps to Turn to Cancer
How Long Does It Take for Precancerous Polyps to Turn into Cancer? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - March 3, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Colon cancer screening
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about colon cancer screening. Most cases of colon cancer begin as small, noncancerous clumps of cells called polyps. Over time, some of these polyps can become colon cancers. Polyps may be small and produce few, if any, symptoms. For this [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 2, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Study: Machine learning method accurately spots premalignant colon polyps
A machine learning algorithm accurately identifies premalignant colorectal polyps on CT scans, according to a study published Tuesday by the journal Radiology. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AI finds precancerous colon polyps on CT colonography
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm yielded a high level of accuracy fo...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: USPSTF proposes lowering colon screening age to 45 Lack of Medicare CTC coverage affects people of color One-day training boosts readers' CTC performance Colon cancer screening rates surge with younger start age CTC offers added value to colon cancer screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Machine learning method identifies precancerous colon polyps
(Radiological Society of North America) A machine learning algorithm helps accurately differentiate benign and premalignant colorectal polyps on CT colonography scans, according to a new study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Lung Transplant Recipients at Heightened Risk of Colorectal Polyps Lung Transplant Recipients at Heightened Risk of Colorectal Polyps
Lung transplant patients are at increased risk of developing colorectal adenomas in the first few years after transplantation, possibly warranting enhanced surveillance for colorectal cancer, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

A Writer Lost His Singing Voice, Then Discovered The 'Gymnastics' Of Speech
New Yorker writer John Colapinto developed a vocal polyp when he began "wailing" with a rock group without proper warmup. His new book explores the human voice's physicality, frailty and feats .(Image credit: loops7/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dave Davies Source Type: news

Thyroid cancer screening hits the right note
Researchers from France discovered a thyroid cancer screening technique that...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ultrasound: The 60-year-old modality of the future Expanded Medicaid tied to more thyroid cancer diagnoses Doctors order thyroid ultrasounds without good reasons Laryngeal ultrasound helps detect vocal cord polyps Is thyroid cancer overdiagnosed for 9/11 first responders? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What Causes Polyps in the Colon?
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - December 31, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Are Polyps Dangerous
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - December 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Genentech Announces FDA Approval of Xolair (omalizumab) for Adults with Nasal Polyps
South San Francisco, CA -- December 1, 2020 -- Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company’s supplemental Biologics License... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - December 1, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA approves Xolair ® (omalizumab) for adults with nasal polyps
             Basel, 01 December 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company ’s supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for Xolair® (omalizumab) for the add-on maintenance treatment of nasal polyps in adult patients 18 years of age and older with inadequate response to nasal corticosteroids.1 Nasal polyps can lead to a loss of smell and nasal congestion, and frequently co-occur with other respiratory conditions, such as allergies and asthma. With this ap...
Source: Roche Media News - December 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA approves Xolair ® (omalizumab) for adults with nasal polyps
             Basel, 01 December 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company ’s supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for Xolair® (omalizumab) for the add-on maintenance treatment of nasal polyps in adult patients 18 years of age and older with inadequate response to nasal corticosteroids.1 Nasal polyps can lead to a loss of smell and nasal congestion, and frequently co-occur with other respiratory conditions, such as allergies and asthma. With this ap...
Source: Roche Investor Update - December 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis announces FDA approval of Xolair(R) (omalizumab) for adults with nasal polyps
Xolair is the first biologic for the treatment of nasal polyps that targets and blocks immunoglobulin E (IgE), a key driver of inflammation Xolair is now FDA-approved across three diseases and in two formulations, continuing to build on the medicine's 1... Biopharmaceuticals, FDA Novartis, Xolair, omalizumab, nasal polyps (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Polyps can develop into the deadly disease - what are they?
BOWEL cancer is the second biggest cancer killer in the UK; the deadly disease predominately affects people over the age of 50. However, early detection can lead to successful treatment and cure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Task Force Recommends Best Practices for Malignant Colorectal Polyps Task Force Recommends Best Practices for Malignant Colorectal Polyps
Endoscopists should look for features of deep submucosal invasion and should retrieve, handle, and submit specimens in ways that support thorough and accurate pathologic assessment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - November 13, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Predicting colorectal cancer risk among average risk persons
(Regenstrief Institute) Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine research scientists have developed and tested one of the first U.S.-based models to predict personal risk for advanced precancerous polyps and colon cancer in average risk individuals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 10, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

GI Supply Gets FDA Clearance for its Submucosal Lifting Agent in a Second Size, a Pre-filled 10mL Syringe
New EverLift™ device designed to reduce costs and enhance complete polyp resections MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Oct. 23, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- GI Supply today announced the FDA clearance of EverLift™ Submucosal Lifting Agent in a 10... Biopharmaceuticals, Gastroenterology, FDA GI Supply, EverLift, Submucosal Lifting Agent (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High-Risk Patients Not Aware of Needed Colonoscopy Intervals
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 -- Many patients with biopsy-confirmed advanced colorectal polyps are unaware of their need for repeat colonoscopy as well as the proper surveillance interval, according to a study recently published in the Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Soft robots, origami combine for potential way to deliver medical treatments
(Ohio State University) Researchers have found a way to send tiny, soft robots into humans, potentially opening the door for less invasive surgeries and ways to deliver treatments for conditions ranging from colon polyps to stomach cancer to aortic artery blockages. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 21, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Many Need Follow-Up Colonoscopy and Don't Know it
Colon cancer is the third most common cause of cancer death in the United States. Because people with advanced polyps have triple the risk of developing cancer, it's generally recommended that they have a colonoscopy every three years. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Fauci 'sounds different' after vocal cord polyp removal, Twitter users say
Dr Fauci is back in action, with a new, smoother voice after surgery to remove a polyp from his vocal cord nearly two weeks ago - and Americans are taking note of his new sound as he returns to TV. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fauci recovering after vocal cord surgery
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, confirmed to CNN that he had surgery Thursday morning to remove a polyp on his vocal cord. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fauci out of surgery for vocal cord polyp
White House Coronavirus Task Force member Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, confirmed to CNN that he had surgery Thursday morning to remove a polyp on his vocal cord. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fauci Has Vocal Polyp Removed
The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases told CNN that he had the surgery Thursday morning. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fauci recovering from vocal cord surgery
The 79-year-old infectious-disease specialist was told not speak for a few days after removal of a polyp from his vocal cords. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - August 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

Fauci recovering after surgery to remove vocal cord polyp
U.S. government coronavirus expert Dr. Anthony Fauci has undergone surgery to remove a growth from his vocal cord that was causing his notably hoarse voice (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Gum Disease Tied to Colon Cancer Risk
People with periodontal disease had a higher risk of polyps that can lead to colon cancer. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Colon and Colorectal Cancer Gums (Mouth) Source Type: news

What Is the Treatment for Gallbladder Polyps
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - August 10, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

GI Supply Gets FDA Clearance of First Submucosal Lifting Agent in a Pre-filled 5mL Syringe
New EverLift™ device designed to reduce costs and enhance complete polyp resections MECHANICSBURG, Pa., July 14, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- GI Supply today announced the FDA clearance of EverLift™ Submucosal Lifting Agent , a new... Devices, Gastroenterology, FDA GI Supply, EverLift, Submucosal Lifting Agent (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Wireless aquatic robot could clean water and transport cells
(Eindhoven University of Technology) Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology developed a tiny plastic robot, made of responsive polymers, which moves under the influence of light and magnetism. In the future this 'wireless aquatic polyp' should be able to attract and capture contaminant particles from the surrounding liquid or pick up and transport cells for analysis in diagnostic devices. The researchers published their results in the journal PNAS. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 14, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

What Causes Early Pregnancy Vaginal Bleeding?
Discussion Pregnancy complications in early pregnancy range from mild to severe. They can include nausea and emesis which often is treated symptomatically, but can cause hyperemesis gravidarum and need hospitalization for intravenous fluids. Mild cramping and slight spotting are not uncommon. Some type of pregnancy bleeding is common with 20-40% of women experiencing it. Women who have early vaginal bleeding have a higher risk of later pregnancy complications. Pregnancy in adolescents is about 10% of all pregnancies. Adolescent pregnancy can be associated with various problems including higher rates of threatened aborti...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 13, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Laryngeal ultrasound helps detect vocal cord polyps
Transcutaneous laryngeal ultrasound shows potential as a noninvasive and accurate...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3-month PET/CT helps track oropharyngeal cancer Just say 'eee' for neck CT CT, MRI show successful vocal cord restoration MDCT answers most head and neck questions MDCT protocols weighed for cancers of larynx, hypopharynx (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Microscope allows gentle, continuous imaging of light-sensitive corals
(Marine Biological Laboratory) Many corals are sensitive to bright light, so capturing their dynamics with traditional microscopes is a challenge. To work around their photosensitivity, Laissue developed a custom light-sheet microscope (the L-SPI) that allows gentle, non-invasive observation of corals and their polyps in detail over eight continuous hours, at high resolution. He and his colleagues, including MBL coral biologist Loretta Roberson, have published their findings in Scientific Reports. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 30, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Study Determines Association of Gallbladder Polyps and Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder cancer rates were found to be low and similar among both patients with and without gallbladder polyps, according to a recent study. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 26, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Hannah Slater Source Type: news

Gallbladder Polyps Not Associated With Long-Term Gallbladder Cancer Risk Gallbladder Polyps Not Associated With Long-Term Gallbladder Cancer Risk
Gallbladder cancer is rare, and the long-term risk of these malignancies doesn't appear much different for people with a history of gallbladder polyps, a new US study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New AI Model Accurately Classifies Colorectal Polyps Using Slides From 24 Institutions
Dartmouth researchers have created an AI model to classify colorectal polyps on histology slides. Evaluation using 238 slides from 24 institutions across 13 US states finds that the model performs as well as practicing pathologists. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 23, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: News Press Release cancer research colorectal cancer Norris Cotton Cancer Center 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

Any Type of Polyp Increases the Risk for Colorectal Cancer Any Type of Polyp Increases the Risk for Colorectal Cancer
Findings from a large Swedish cohort show that any subtype of polyps will increase the risk for colorectal cancer, but only certain types raise the risk for cancer-related mortality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 1, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News 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

When to Remove Colorectal Polyps?'Get Them When You See Them'When to Remove Colorectal Polyps?'Get Them When You See Them '
Dr David Johnson comments on how using cold snare upon polyp discovery reduces operative time and surgeon frustration.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - February 20, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology Commentary Source Type: news

GI societies issue updated colorectal cancer screening recommendations
(American Gastroenterological Association) These evidence-based recommendations support closer follow-up after colonoscopy screenings for some groups, less intense follow-up for others, and provide guidance for removing colorectal polyps. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 18, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news