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Partnership for a microbiome diagnostics platform to detect precancerous colon polyps announced

September 21, 2018
In the Journals

Patients report poor understanding of liver disease, palliative care options

September 20, 2018
Results of an international systematic review showed that patients and their families had a poor understanding about advanced liver disease, felt they needed more…
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Organized colorectal cancer screening program significantly increases screening rates

September 20, 2018
The implementation of an organized screening program of annual fecal immunochemical tests combined with colonoscopy demonstrated a significant, and rapid, increase of…
In the Journals

Tailoring FIT positivity threshold by age, sex may maximize colorectal cancer screening

September 17, 2018
At the conventional fecal immunochemical test positivity threshold, programmatic sensitivity for detection of colorectal cancer decreased as age increased and was higher…
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Checkpoint Inhibitors in Gastrointestinal Tumors: The Latest Evidence on Safety, Efficacy, and Biomarkers

This educational activity is supported by an independent medical educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

The genomes of cancers deficient in mismatch repair (MMR) contain extremely high numbers of somatic mutations. Analysis…
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Question 20: A 58-Year-Old Female Underwent A Screening Colonoscopy That Showed A 2.5-Cm Flat Polyp In The Proximal Ascending Colon. I Tattooed The Area And Biopsied The Polyp, Which Was Initially Reported As Hyperplastic. What Should I Do?

From Curbside Consultation in Endoscopy: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition
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Severe diarrhea an important side effect of checkpoint inhibitor cancer therapy

June 14, 2018
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