For patients with advanced or metastatic colorectal cancer, coffee consumption is associated with reduced risk of disease progression and death.
A team of investigators conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the risk of extraintestinal cancer in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
Investigators examined the diagnostic yield of colonoscopies for patients with functional bowel disorders without alarm features.
FIT screening intensity may be modulated using risk-based strategy that incorporates data resulting from previous rounds.
Patients with a low or intermediate risk for colorectal cancer may undergo colonoscopies at an interval longer than the currently recommended 10 years.
A team of investigators conducted a multicenter cohort study to determine if a relationship existed between treatment for hyperthyroidism and risk of death from solid cancer.
The use of prophylactic oral antibiotic in the day prior to elective colon surgery is associated with a reduced incidence of surgical-site infections.
A retrospective study sought to determine the accuracy of the GNRI in predicting postoperative complications and overall survival in elderly patients with colorectal cancer.
The aim of this study was to create and assess a new computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) system using only white-light endoscopy to determine whether to use endoscopic treatment for colorectal cancer lesions.
Danish investigators conducted a cohort study to assess the impact of low-dose aspirin on lower gastrointestinal bleeding, colorectal bleeding, and colorectal polyps.
Artificial intelligence has led to the development of promising improvements in colorectal cancer screening.
Current smokers have lower odds of obtaining cancer screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer.
Some guidelines suggest colorectal cancer (CRC) screening by age 50 for African Americans, but data on screening uptake and yield among this population is limited.
Almost half of older U.S. adults report being screened for colorectal, cervical, or breast cancer beyond recommended upper age limits, particularly women living in metropolitan areas.
Researchers assert that PAs will play a key role in expanding access to colonoscopies for patients as a result of their comparable performance with attending physicians.
Sending a mailed reminder to promote colorectal cancer screening with an included fecal immunochemical testing kit is cost-saving for each additional Medicaid enrollee screened compared with just sending a reminder.
Physicians, researchers, and patient advocates should prepare now to mitigate the downstream effects of the suspension of nonessential medical procedures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Understanding the impact on outcomes may assist surgeons in triaging patients whose surgeries were delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A team of investigators sought to determine if the use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers were associated with the development of colorectal cancer.
A consortium was formed to validate a deep learning system for the detection of microsatellite instability and mismatch-repair deficiency in colorectal tumors.