Colorectal Cancer | Topics

USMSTF Releases New Guidelines on Management of Malignant Colorectal Polyps
December 02, 2020

The guidance is intended to inform gastroenterologists of how to assess lesions for endoscopic features associated with cancer, discuss how these factors guide endoscopic management, and to outline the factors that frame whether to advise surgery after a malignant polyp has been endoscopically resected.

Study Finds Low Muscle Quantity, Quality Predicts Poor Outcomes Post-Surgery for Colon Cancer
November 30, 2020

A study published in JAMA Surgery found that low quantity and low quality of muscle can predict poor outcomes after colon cancer surgery.

Study Defines Geographic Hot Spots of Early-Onset CRC Morality Among Women
November 27, 2020

These results emphasize the importance of defining patterns of variance in early-onset CRC survival in order to understand the impact of community health behaviors on early-onset CRC outcomes.