Navigation Links
Panel calls for reducing colorectal cancer deaths by striking down barriers to screening
Date:2/4/2010

e need for targeted strategies for specific subgroups. Compared with non-Hispanic whites, Hispanics are less likely to be screened.

The panel also noted that if efforts to increase utilization are successful, there will be a greater demand for colorectal cancer screening services. Available capacity involves not only facilities and appropriately trained providers, but also support for informed decision making, resources to coordinate screening services and communicate results effectively, and enhanced monitoring practices to ensure that positive results are followed up with colonoscopy. Depending on the scale of increases in screening rates, there may be a need to increase local and national capacity.

In addition to increasing first-time screening rates, the panel also identified the need to ensure that individuals return for subsequent testing at the recommended intervals. A variety of colorectal cancer screening tests are available and different guidelines recommend them at different intervals. A summary of these is available in the panel's draft statement at http://consensus.nih.gov/2010/colorectalmedia.htm.

An updated version of the panel's draft state-of-the-science statement, which incorporates comments received during this morning's public session, will be posted later today at http://consensus.nih.gov.


'/>"/>

Contact: Kelli Marciel
marcielk@od.nih.gov
301-496-4819
NIH/National Institutes of Health, Office of Disease Prevention
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Federal Panel Urges Obesity Screening for Kids Ages 6 and Up
2. Panel Intelligence Returns to MedPanel Name
3. Expert Panel Reaches Consensus on Our Ability to Improve Cognitive Health
4. PolitiFact Names 'Death Panels' Claim the Lie of the Year
5. Scientific panel evaluates soy infant formula safety
6. Baxa to Sponsor ASHP Midday Symposium: Creating a Culture of Safety in Pharmacy, A Panel Discussion on Lessons Learned
7. New Options for Treatment of RA and Lupus are Focus of Rheumatology Thought Leader Panel
8. Ethics and Healthcare Reform Panel, Community Forum Open to Public November 17
9. CDC Panel Says No to Routine Use of Gardasil for Boys
10. Panel Intelligence Develops Extensive Access to Patient Populations in Oncology
11. Expert Panel of Pediatric Liver Specialists Publishes Recommendations for Monitoring and Referral of Children With Chronic Hepatitis B Infections
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/27/2014)... August 27, 2014 IQ Formulations ... today announced its continued support of the Cystic Fibrosis ... participated in a fundraising campaign led by TigerFitness.com in ... IQ Formulations’ sales were donated to the respected nonprofit ... a TigerFitness.com fundraiser to support Isla, a young girl ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Aspirus Wausau Hospital today announced the first extensive ... O.R. at Aspirus Wausau Hospital, in Wausau, WI. ... will be Buzz, a centralized surgical hub for operating ... navigation, imaging and communications connectivity. , Buzz Digital ... hardware all controlled from the full HD 42” multi-touch ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 27, 2014 SCOTT Sports is ... Utah’s first indoor mountain bike and BMX park. SCOTT ... bikes in both adult and youth sizes for the park’s ... a distribution warehouse in Ogden, Utah, recently moved its U.S. ... “We are proud to be a partner with the Wasatch ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... By Steven Reinberg ... -- A hormone used to reduce the need for blood ... new study suggests. Synthetic erythropoietin (EPO), which stimulates red ... shortly after preterm birth, said lead researcher Dr. Petra Huppi, ... of Geneva, in Switzerland. "The real test of whether ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... CIC microGUNE, the Co-operative Research Centre into ... seeks to generate innovative solutions based on ... mobility industry and life sciences, among others. ... Tecnun are collaborating with CIC microGUNE on ... funded by the Etortek 2013-2014 programme of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:IQ Formulations Contributes Sizeable Donation to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 2Health News:Aspirus Wausau Hospital Announces First Large Scale Digital Operating Room Integration Project in the US 2Health News:Aspirus Wausau Hospital Announces First Large Scale Digital Operating Room Integration Project in the US 3Health News:SCOTT Sports to Sponsor Wasatch Indoor Bike Park 2Health News:Hormone Might Help Preemies' Brains 2Health News:Hormone Might Help Preemies' Brains 3Health News:Microtechnologies for driving forward mobility and human health 2
... hearing damage from acoustic shock, say health experts. // , ... functioning of the ear or of the nervous system, which ... earphone by a sudden sharp rise in the acoustic pressure ... a bleep or any unexpected noise. Two thirds of call ...
... For patients on hemodialysis, the use of dialysis filters ... approach to the common problem of anemia, reports a ... 39th Annual Meeting and Scientific Exposition in San Diego. ... Hospital in Vicenza, Italy, analyzed the outcomes of 172 ...
... acquired respiratory syndrome (SARS), has been responsible for around ... Researchers from Brookhaven’s biology department and the National Synchrotron ... controlling the virus . They have successfully identified a ... new anti-SARS virus drugs.The stage has been set now ...
... bypass surgery for morbid obesity have increased risk factors ... paper being presented at the American Society of Nephrology's ... ,'Gastric bypass surgery appears to lead to changes ... the formation of kidney stones,' comments Dr. Rajiv Kumar ...
... of clear information about the risks of nanotechnology in ... this powerful potential according //to 14 top international scientists ... issue of the journal Nature. The paper, 'Safe Handling ... nanotechnology risk that must be met if the technology ...
... China for stem cell treatment died on Thursday night in ... ,Willie Terpstra, a New Zealander, was diagnosed with motor ... months ago to have a foetal cell tansplantation operation in ... of voluntary muscle activity that aids speaking, breathing and swallowing. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Vitamin E-Coated Dialysis Filters Help Fight Anemia in Hemodialysis Patients 2Health News:Scientists Close To Identifying Anti-viral Drug for SARS 2Health News:Scientists Close To Identifying Anti-viral Drug for SARS 3Health News:Gastric Bypass Surgery May Lead to Increased Kidney Stone Risk 2Health News:Fear of Possible Harm Hinder Nanotech Development 2
(Date:8/27/2014)... -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH), a global ... participating in the Morgan Stanley 2014 Global Healthcare Conference ... New York , on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.  ... will be presenting at 9:10 a.m. Eastern Time.  ... join Mr. Dvorak for the Q&A session. ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA ), a leading ... announced the results of the Company,s 2014 Annual General Meeting of ... , PRC. The required quorum, a majority of the common ... shareholders approved the following proposals:  , The re-election of ... Anderson , Kenneth Lee and Meng Mei ...
(Date:8/27/2014)...  AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX ), ... commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute ... be participating at the FBR Healthcare One on One ... Conference.  Details of the two events are as follows: ... Wednesday September 3 rd Location: Four Seasons, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Sinovac Announces Results of 2014 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders 2AcelRx Pharmaceuticals to Participate in Two Upcoming Investor Events 2AcelRx Pharmaceuticals to Participate in Two Upcoming Investor Events 3
... April 18, 2011 Qmed.com, a UBM Canon ... informative video clips of products and services available ... Vault . Qmed is a free online search ... access to pre-qualified medical device suppliers. ...
... 18, 2011 Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR ) ... March 31, 2011 on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, after the ... executive officer, will host a conference call to review the ... Time (PT). The press release and a ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Qmed Video Vault Showcases Innovative New Products and Services Available to Medical Device Manufacturers 2Nektar to Announce Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2011 on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, After Close of U.S.-Based Financial Markets 2
Inquire...
Inquire...
Protects the skin over extended wearing time from irritating discharge. Flextend skin barrier is the barrier of choice for urostomies and ileostomies with the added benefit of it being discreet in bo...
Inquire...
Medicine Products: