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Research & Reviews  335 results

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1637664-overview

Mar 30th, 2022 - Background Flexible sigmoidoscopy is a procedure wherein a sigmoidoscope is inserted through the anus, the distal colonic mucosa (up to 60 cm from the anal verge) is examined, and any diagnostic or therapeutic maneuvers performed, as needed. Intra...

Colorectal Cancer Guidelines
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2500006-print

Mar 7th, 2022 - Guidelines on colorectal screening have been issued by the following organizations: American Cancer Society (ACS), US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer, and American College of Radiology U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Ame...

Invitation to a single FS screening vs. usual care reduced colorectal cancer mortality ...
https://doi.org/10.7326/J22-0004
Annals of Internal Medicine; King DB

Mar 1st, 2022 - Senore C, Riggi E, Armaroli P, et al. Long-term follow-up of the Italian flexible sigmoidoscopy screening trial. Ann Intern Med. 2022;175:36-45. 34748376.

Estimating the optimum number of colon biopsies for diagnosing microscopic colitis: a s...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MEG.0000000000002355
European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology; Malik A, Nadeem M et. al.

Feb 17th, 2022 - Microscopic colitis (MC) is an inflammatory disease of the colon characterized by persistent watery, nonbloody diarrhea. Subtypes of MC include collagenous and lymphocytic MC. Microscopic examination of colon tissue is crucial to confirming the di...

Examining the Efficacy of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) and Dietary Fiber in Patients With Ulcerative Colitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03998488

Feb 16th, 2022 - This is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial with the following treatment assignments: Investigational FMT (one-time) Subject will blindly receive investigational FMT once at day 0 colonoscopy Subjects in this group will b...

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Guidelines  1 results

Colonoscopy Surveillance After Colorectal Cancer Resection: Recommendations of the US M...
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2016.01.001
Gastroenterology Kahi CJ, Boland CR et. al.

Feb 20th, 2016 - The US Multi-Society Task Force has developed updated recommendations to guide health care providers with the surveillance of patients after colorectal cancer (CRC) resection with curative intent. This document is based on a critical review of the...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  31 results

Examining the Efficacy of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) and Dietary Fiber in Patients With Ulcerative Colitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03998488

Feb 16th, 2022 - This is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial with the following treatment assignments: Investigational FMT (one-time) Subject will blindly receive investigational FMT once at day 0 colonoscopy Subjects in this group will b...

Evaluation of the Impact of Water Method During Insertion Phase of Flexible Sigmoidoscopy in Training
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03208283

Feb 16th, 2022 - It is estimated that there are about 1.2 million patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) worldwide, with a rising trend in CRC incidence and mortality globally. In Hong Kong, colorectal cancer ranks first in cancer incidence and second in cancer mor...

Impact of Relaxing Visual Immersion on Anxiety During Anti-cancer Treatment.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04528238

Jan 11th, 2022 - The diagnosis of cancer and the treatments used may be the cause, for the patient, of a significant emotional and psychological anxiety. For many years, several studies have evaluated the impact of visual and sensitive techniques on the well-being...

Griffithsin-based Rectal Microbicide for PREvention of Viral ENTry (PREVENT)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04032717

Dec 30th, 2021 - A microbicide is a drug or agent designed to prevent transmission of HIV. Griffithsin, or "GRFT", is an investigational product that is being developed as a microbicide. GRFT is a naturally occurring protein originally isolated from the red alga G...

Immune Response to an HIV DNA Plasmid Vaccine Prime Followed by Adenovirus Boost in HIV-uninfected Individuals
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00955006

Oct 14th, 2021 - The worldwide HIV/AIDS epidemic may only be controlled through development of a safe and effective vaccine that will prevent HIV infection. DNA vaccines are inexpensive to construct, readily produced in large quantities, and stable for long period...

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News  89 results

A Single Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Screening Tied to Long-Term Protection Against Colorectal Cancer
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/963395

Nov 22nd, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In adults ages 55 to 64, a single flexible sigmoidoscopy (FS) screening is associated with a substantial reduction in colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence and mortality, with a protective effective lasting up to 18 years, ...

Providing Nursing Insight Into the Management of irAEs in Lung Cancer
https://www.onclive.com/view/providing-nursing-insight-into-the-management-of-iraes-in-lung-cancer

May 4th, 2021 - Although rare, immune-related adverse effects (irAEs), such as colitis and myocarditis, can be severe consequences of improper toxicity management, explained Marianne Davies, NP, DNP, MSN, BSN, who added that baseline evaluations, thorough assessm...

CRC Risk in Young Adults: Not as High as Previously Reported
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/943442

Dec 31st, 2020 - The risk for colorectal cancer (CRC) in young adults is actually lower than has been estimated, because previous studies did not differentiate between colorectal adenocarcinoma and the histologically different carcinoid tumors, which are incidenta...

The Rising Incidence of Early-Onset CRC: What Do We Know and What Can We Do?
https://www.onclive.com/view/the-rising-incidence-of-early-onset-crc-what-do-we-know-and-what-can-we-do

Dec 5th, 2020 - John L. Marshall, MD Historically, colorectal cancer (CRC) has been considered a disease of aging. The median age at diagnosis for colon cancer is 68 years in men and 72 years in women, and the median age at diagnosis for rectal cancer is 63 year...

The Academy: June 2007
https://www.onclive.com/view/articles_academy_june2007

Dec 5th, 2020 - %u25BA The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston Assessment Model for Lung Cancer Risk Researchers at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX have developed a model that could help clinicia...

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Patient Education  11 results see all →