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AI-Augmented System Aids Classification of Colorectal Polyps

Compared with standard microscopic assessment, AI-augmented digital system improves accuracy of classification of polyps by pathologists

Colorectal Cancer Risk Up for Patients With Psoriasis

In subgroup analysis according to sex, increased risk for CRC seen for female, but not male psoriasis patients

Sulfur Microbial Diet May Increase Risk for Colorectal Cancer

Sulfur microbial diet features high intakes of low-calorie drinks, red meats, processed meats and low intakes of fruits, vegetables, whole grains

ACS: Attitudes Toward CRC Screening Changed During Pandemic

Use of fecal occult blood test up during pandemic; more than half of respondents willing to do at-home FOBT in lieu of colonoscopy

Antihypertensives Linked to Reduced Mortality in Colorectal Cancer

Reductions in mortality seen in association with ACE inhibitors, beta-blockers, thiazide diuretics

Higher Vitamin D Intake Linked to Reduced Risk of Early-Onset CRC

Inverse association significant and stronger for dietary sources of vitamin D versus supplemental vitamin D

Maternal Obesity May Up CRC Risk in Adult Offspring

Authors say this association may be contributing to increasing incidence rates of colorectal cancer in younger adults

More Frequent Alcohol Consumption Ups Risk for GI Cancers

Amount of alcohol consumed in each occasion seems to be a less important risk factor

Early-Onset CRC Biologically Similar to Average-Onset CRC

No significant differences seen at gene or pathway level according to age; chemotherapy response, survival equivalent by age groups

Recurrence Up With Incomplete Resection of Colorectal Polyps

Segments with incomplete resection have increased risk for any metachronous neoplasia, advanced neoplasia