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Does Guideline-Driven Care Confer Benefit in Younger Rectal Cancer Patients?

The survival advantages associated with National Comprehensive Cancer Network ... stage I to III rectal cancer between 2004 and 2014. Twenty-one percent of patients were younger then 50. Current guide... read more

Colorectal Cancer Is on the Rise in Younger Patients

So, if you're a smoker, get help and stop. Today. Diet also plays a big role in colorectal cancer ... less to drink, and they taste better than they used to. During the exam, you get medications to pu... read more

Cancer Research News: A Weekly Roundup of New Developments in Cancer Research and Treatment

The study was an analysis of 434 patients with low-risk thyroid cancer who were followed for an average of 6.5 years. The patients were randomized to receive the standard dose ... Older caregivers rep... read more

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Half of elderly colorectal cancer patients receiving value-less treatment

Bradley, PhD, and colleagues show high cost, high side effects and little gain for chemotherapy in elderly patients with advanced stage colorectal cancer ... care in 2009, compared with $11,000 in 200... read more


As colon cancer rates rise among young adults, a push for early screening

McCormick said he is seeing more young patients with colorectal ... people at average risk start colorectal cancer screening at 50 years old. Doctors consider colonoscopies the gold standard for scree... read more

7 misconceptions about lung cancer

Myth No. 3: There’s no way to screen for lung cancer. Most of us know that mammograms screen for breast cancer and colonoscopies can find precancerous polyps and early colorectal ... of patients from ... read more

ACR: Virtual Colonoscopy Can Attract Younger Americans to Follow New American Cancer Society Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virtual colonoscopy (CT Colonography) — shown to increase colorectal cancer screening rates at a lower cost than standard colonoscopy — can help ... Affordable ... read more

7 Ways to Prevent Colon Cancer

Rising obesity rates in the United States also seems to be linked to increasing rates of colorectal cancer among younger people ... but the gold standard is colonoscopy. During this procedure, while a ... read more

Is anyone too old to be treated for cancer?

Recently, our Senior Adult Oncology Center team evaluated two cancer patients. Both had colorectal ... the standard of care guidelines say to administer chemotherapy, but these guidelines were based o... read more

Are we winning the war on cancer?

Thus a Belfast postcode means a cancer patient will not receive the same standard ... care for older people with patients over the age of 65 frequently receiving less therapeutic intervention for brea... read more

Half of elderly colorectal cancer patients receiving wasted treatment

29, 2016 – During a recent 10-year period the rate of metastatic colorectal cancer ... patients paid approximately $16,000 in out-of-pocket costs for care in 2009, compared with $11,000 in 2000. Patie... read more

Deciding the Duration of Adjuvant Chemotherapy in a Patient With Stage III Colon Cancer: When Can Less Be More?

A previously healthy 36-year-old man initially presented to his primary care ... Cancer Inst. 2017 Aug 1. [Epub ahead of print] 4. Abdelsattar ZM, Wong SL, Regenbogen SE, et al. Colorectal cancer outc... read more



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