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Offering Choice of CRC Screening Increases Completion Rates

Rate of CRC screening improved within six months for those offered FIT only or a choice of coloscopy or FIT

DDW: 1999 to 2020 Saw Rise in Incidence of Colorectal Cancer in People Under...

Increases of 333 percent in teens aged 15 to 19 years, 185 percent in those aged 20 to 24 years, 45 percent in those aged 40 to 44 years

Risk for Colorectal Cancer Is Low for Uncomplicated Diverticulitis

Patients with diverticulitis as the only indication for colonoscopy were less likely to have colorectal cancer

Aspirin May Enhance Immunosurveillance Against Colorectal Cancer

Aspirin users have nodal metastases significantly less often, higher infiltration of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes

Decline Seen in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Colon, Rectal Cancer in 2020

Patients undergoing surgery in 2020 versus 2019 had more advanced clinical and pathological tumor stage

Surveillance Colonoscopy Rarely IDs Cancer in Older Adults

Yields higher among patients with a prior advanced adenoma but do not vary significantly with age

Follow-Up Colonoscopy Rate Low Within Six Months of Abnormal Stool Test

Quality performance measure that tracks rates of follow-up within six months of abnormal SBT result is feasible, valid, reliable

Additional Benefit Seen for Colonoscopy Versus Sigmoidoscopy

In recent study, fewer CRC cases and deaths per 100,000 person-years were observed

Fecal Occult Blood Testing Tied to Reduction in Colorectal Cancer Mortality

Findings show 14 percent decreased colorectal cancer mortality over 14 years

Multitarget Fecal Immunochemical Test Increases Detection of Advanced Adenoma

mtFIT-based screening could reduce incidence of colorectal cancer by 21 percent and associated mortality by 18 percent