Oncology & Cancer

Creating a roadmap to reducing colorectal cancer deaths

Fewer people would die of colorectal cancer if health care providers adopted a new model of screening that combines better risk assessment, more options for noninvasive testing and more targeted referrals for colonoscopy.

Oncology & Cancer

Prompt colonoscopy should follow up positive bowel cancer tests

A prompt colonoscopy should be provided to all patients with positive fecal immunochemical test (FIT) results, regardless of whether the test was offered through the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, or via a community-based ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer screening less likely among current smokers

(HealthDay)—Current smokers are less likely to receive guideline-concordant screening studies for breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer versus never smokers, according to a study published online May 17 in JAMA Network ...

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