Kelly Jones: 'How am I going to turn this around?' - Star on career-threatening condition
MORE THAN 80,000 people attended the Stereophonics and Sir Tom Jones' highly-anticipated concert which took place at the Principality Stadium over the weekend. Showing his thanks, founding member of the band, Kelly Jones, appeared on BBC Radio Wales. Performing the concert also means a lot to Jones, who went through potentially voice-changing surgery after developing vocal polyps. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Which faecal blood test is more accurate in detecting bowel cancer and large polyps in population screening?
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 (Source: Cochrane News and Events)
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 6, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

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

Postpolypectomy Bleeding: Does Prophylactic Clipping Reduce Risk? Postpolypectomy Bleeding: Does Prophylactic Clipping Reduce Risk?
The removal of polyps has a high risk of hemorrhage, which may be increased with the use of oral anticoagulants.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - May 23, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Study: Uterine Polyp Removal in Office Possible via Ultrasound Study: Uterine Polyp Removal in Office Possible via Ultrasound
Procedure could be a ' clever ' way to address endometrial polyps in the office setting, a new study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Cold Forceps on Par With Cold Snare Polypectomy for Tiny Polyps Cold Forceps on Par With Cold Snare Polypectomy for Tiny Polyps
The TINYPOLYP trial finds cold forceps polypectomy noninferior to cold snare polypectomy for complete resection of nonpedunculated polyps measuring 3 mm or less.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - May 9, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News 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-Assisted Colonoscopy Missed Fewer Pre-Cancerous Polyps
(MedPage Today) -- Incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) into colonoscopy led to a twofold reduction in the miss rate of pre-cancerous polyps, a randomized trial found. Adenoma miss rate (AMR) was significantly lower in those who first received... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - April 20, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology 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