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Colorectal neoplasia prevalence higher among African Americans than Hispanics

HemOnc Today, July 10, 2012
SAN DIEGO — Colorectal neoplasia prevalence was higher among young African Americans vs. Hispanics, which could explain the differences in the…
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Hispanic colorectal cancer prevalence low, but colon adenoma comparable

May 24, 2012
SAN DIEGO — Colorectal cancer prevalence was observed to be low among Hispanics, yet colon adenoma prevalence was found to be comparable to…
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BMI associated with colorectal cancer diagnosis in patients aged less than 50 years

HemOnc Today, July 10, 2012
SAN DIEGO —   Colorectal cancer diagnosed before age 50 years was positively associated with body mass index, but was no associated…
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Significant underuse of follow-up colonoscopy observed at 5 years after polypectomy

May 23, 2012
SAN DIEGO —   Significant underuse of follow-up colonoscopy was observed at 5 years after polypectomy, with an overuse of follow-up…
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HIV-positive patients exhibited higher prevalence, multiplicity of colorectal polyps

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2012
SAN DIEGO — The prevalence and multiplicity of colorectal polyps, as well as pre-malignant lesions, was greater in HIV-positive patients that…
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RFA reported effective for Barrett’s esophagus patients with a prior fundoplication

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2012
SAN DIEGO —   Radiofrequency ablation was reported to be safe and effective for Barrett’s esophagus with a prior…
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Annual pancreatic cancer screening was sufficient for high, moderate risk patients

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2012
SAN DIEGO —  In patients who were compliant with pancreatic cancer screening recommendations, interval screening up to 4 years…
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Polyps diagnosed more often with high-definition endoscope vs. high-definition colonoscope

May 21, 2012
SAN DIEGO —   Endoscopists were twice as likely to diagnose minuscule polyps with high confidence using a dual focus, high-definition…
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Colorectal cancer resection rates increased in patients aged younger than 50 years

HemOnc Today, July 25, 2012
SAN DIEGO —   Colorectal cancer resection rates were observed to increase in patients aged younger than 50 years, while the opposite…
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Mississippi Delta residents exhibited higher GI cancer rates than non-Delta residents

May 20, 2012
SAN DIEGO —   Gastrointestinal cancers exhibited higher rates among Mississippi Delta residents than those of non-Delta counties, and…