Navigation Links
Germany: Colonoscopy prevents 15,000 cancer cases
Date:3/23/2009

to cancer within a particular period of time. In addition, the calculation takes account of other factors such as the percentage of screening participants who die of other causes before cancer occurs and the participation rate in the respective age groups.

The investigators calculated the number of cancer cases prevented for each year individually and accumulated the values. Although the number of advanced adenomas discovered remains nearly constant over the years, the rate of cancer cases prevented rises each year, since many of the adenomas discovered and removed would otherwise have become cancerous several years later.

The yearly participation rate in colonoscopy screening has remained almost constant since 2003 at about four percent of eligible women and three percent of eligible men. Participants with inconspicuous examination results are offered a second examination free of charge after ten years. Thus, the total participation rate among those under 70, projected to the ten years between first and second screening colonoscopy, is 40 percent among women and 30 percent among men. "This is not bad for a beginning," says Hermann Brenner, "but if we succeeded in encouraging even more people to participate in the screening program such as by sending personal invitations to examinations due many more cancers could be prevented."


'/>"/>

Contact: Dr. Sibylle Kohlstaedt
s.kohlstaedt@dkfz.de
Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. What to Expect From a Colonoscopy
2. Water method for unsedated colonoscopy; interval between prep and colonoscopy predicts prep quality
3. Free Video for Health Care Providers and Patients Who are Preparing for a Colonoscopy Is Now Available at www.TriLyte.com
4. Katie Couric Misrepresented Screening Benefits - Claims Death By Colonoscopy Expose
5. Colonoscopy Quality Critical Factor to Thorough Exam and Best Colon Cancer Detection
6. Annals colonoscopy study underscores importance of quality standards
7. ASGE urges patients to seek a qualified endoscopist before undergoing a colonoscopy
8. Colonoscopy Has a Right Side Blind Spot
9. Narrow-band imaging comparable to white light colonoscopy in differentiating colorectal polyps
10. Visage Imaging and Viatronix Sign Comprehensive Marketing Agreement for Virtual Colonoscopy Product
11. Risk of colorectal cancer extremely low 5 years after a normal colonoscopy screening
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/21/2014)... According to new market research ... Food & Beverage, Personal care & Pharmaceutical) & ... Electronics, Textile) & Geography - Global Trends & ... polylactic acid markets and segments with analyses and ... on their sub-segments, in terms of value and ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 ... July/August edition of Current Pedorthics, a bi-monthly publication of the ... the field of pedorthics. , Bunion Bootie ... as an alternative solution for bunion sufferers and their pain. ... be worn in nearly any shoe to eliminate the friction ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... WA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 While ... Grant, found it hard to stay focused on his ... and mosquitoes. The constant whine, slapping and continual need ... researching innovative methods to stay protected from insects while ... successful career in the Financial Services/Investment Banking Industry, decided ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) ... News and The AIS Report on Blue Cross & ... Blue Shield Association or its member companies) — is ... in AIS’s Management Insight Series. Bundled Payment Models: ... two insurers — Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc. and Arkansas ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on ... information from the FDA on Dianeal Low Calcium ... announced on August 15, that two lots of Dianeal ... 5000mL (Ambu-Flex II), by Baxter International Inc., are ... , The reason for the recall is the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Lactic Acid Market Worth $3,577.5 Million & Polylactic Acid Market Worth $4,840.1 Million by 2019 – New Report 2Health News:Lactic Acid Market Worth $3,577.5 Million & Polylactic Acid Market Worth $4,840.1 Million by 2019 – New Report 3Health News:Recently Featured in Current Pedorthics: Bunion Bootie, the Very Popular Bunion Treatment Splint 2Health News:Recently Featured in Current Pedorthics: Bunion Bootie, the Very Popular Bunion Treatment Splint 3Health News:Financial VP Fights Pesky Bugs with Launch of Biteback Sports Insect Shield® Golf Apparel 2Health News:New AIS Report Highlights Two Case Studies of Bundled Payment Models 2Health News:Dianeal Low Calcium (2.5mEq/L) Peritoneal Dialysis Solution with 2.5% Dextrose 5000mL (Ambu-Flex II) Recalled: AttorneyOne Monitors and Keeps Consumers Informed 2
... humans are genetically more suited to being vegetarians than meat-eaters ... conference by more then 300 leading scientists from New Zealand ... finding a cure for cancer is also under discussion at ... Convener of the conference says the finding that a human ...
... drawer, the time-honored lessons of helping organize one’s clothes learned ... to encode such categories as socks, shirts, or any other ... research from Harvard Medical School (HMS) investigators has identified an ... report in the advanced online Nature that they have identified ...
... Palmerston North high school, 500 will undergo testing this week ... students will be tested in the coming weeks. ... and laboratory tests have now confirmed the boy has tuberculosis. ... and parents revealed exposure to the infecting bacteria. The remaining ...
... skin lightening products are available over the counter but the ... over the counter skin lighteners that contain hydroquinone because studies ... causing. ,Dermatologist, Dr. Mathew Avram, of Massachusetts General Hospital ... here. I think they haven't seen the data to show ...
... that studies that were being conducted towards pest control ... ,Researchers from the University of California, have stated ... been identified by researchers who were initially looking for ... for people suffering from arthritis and other inflammatory diseases. ...
... present in almost every medicine cabinet, may help in easing ... Clinic.// ,Aspirin is known to help in the ... of cancer along with headaches. The researchers say that now ... to have been connected with enlarged prostates. ,It ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Brain's Filing System Uncovered 2Health News:Brain's Filing System Uncovered 3Health News:Pest Control research Leads to Pain Control Discovery 2Health News:Pest Control research Leads to Pain Control Discovery 3
(Date:8/20/2014)... -- Research and Markets  has announced the addition of ... their offering. Global Market Report of Pralmorelin ... and regionally ( Europe , Asia ... Latin America etc.). It captures Pralmorelin market trends, ... on three primary areas; manufacture methods & technology development, market ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Ariz. , Aug. 20, 2014   ... the  Roche  Group, today announced that its VENTANA ... CE marked in the European Union for routine ... The system, consisting of VENTANA Virtuoso software coupled ... VENTANA iScan HT slide scanner, provides automated digital ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... PHOENIX , Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... next-generation sequencing and proteomic diagnostics and biomarker driven ... collaboration with TESARO, Inc.  Paradigm will use its ... from clinical trials to better predict which patients ... may lead to more successful clinical trial outcomes ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Market Report of Pralmorelin 2Full digitization of the anatomic pathology lab is here with the VENTANA System for Primary Diagnosis 2Full digitization of the anatomic pathology lab is here with the VENTANA System for Primary Diagnosis 3Paradigm Announces Molecular Profiling Collaboration with TESARO, Inc. 2
... The BiPAP Pro with Bi-Flex bi-level system, ... that the BiPAP Pro takes to change ... Digital Auto-Trak Sensitivity™ which automatically triggers the ... pressures based on the patients breathing rhythm. ...
... Electrophoresis System (PGGE) is designed to ... density lipoproteins (LDL) and high density ... using nondenaturing pore gradient gel electrophoresis. ... short DNA sequencing runs. Temperature control ...
This control is intended for monitoring cell counts in patient cerebrospinal fluid samples, performed manually using a hemocytometer. Spinalscopics is fortified to target levels with purified chemica...
... Suitable for use with Leica ... bilirubinometers (pediatric) and all automated ... including Aeroset, AU Series, Cobas, ... These controls contain purified bilirubin ...
Medicine Products: