Colonoscopy is examination of the inside of the colon using a colonoscope, inserted into the rectum. A colonoscope is a thin, tube-like instrument with a light and a lens for viewing. It may also have a tool to remove tissue to be checked under a microscope for signs of disease.
Researchers at Georgetown University's Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center studied the microbiome of people with colorectal cancer and found the make-up of the bacteria, fungi and viruses in a person's tumor varied significantly depending on whether they were diagnosed with early-onset disease (age 45 or younger) or late-onset disease (age 65 or older).
Researchers investigate whether blueberry consumption could improve the overall quality of life of individuals with functional gastrointestinal disorders.
Reducing the dose and duration of radiotherapy treatments for anal cancer may result in fewer side effects, recent clinical trial results have shown.
Anyone newly diagnosed with Crohn's disease likely has a lot of questions – and probably some anxiety – about having a chronic ailment for which there's no cure.
Research investigates the association between garlic consumption and colorectal cancer risk, as well as the influence of garlic consumption on bacterial DNA in the blood. The study found that garlic consumption was inversely associated with colorectal cancer risk and that it influenced the gut microbiota.
To uncover attitudes and the biggest challenges facing colorectal cancer (CRC) awareness and screening, BGI Genomics released its State of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Report, marking the first-ever global survey report on the world’s third most common cancer. This report seeks to motivate action to tackle the health challenges of today and tomorrow.
To uncover attitudes and the biggest challenges facing colorectal cancer (CRC) awareness and screening, BGI Genomics today released its State of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Report, marking the first-ever global survey report on the world's third most common cancer.
General Awareness Gaps and Affordability Concerns Revealed with State of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Report
In this interview, NewsMedical speaks with Dr. Yuying Wang, R&D Director (Oncology), from BGI Genomics, about colorectal cancer and the development and application of COLOTECTTM 1.0, a non-invasive fecal DNA test for the detection of colorectal cancer and pre-cancerous lesions.
In a recent study published in Gastroenterology, researchers assessed the effectiveness of artificial intelligence in the histological prediction of ulcerative colitis remission or clinical outcomes.
Tens of thousands of patients across the country could benefit from quicker, earlier diagnoses and more effective treatments for a range of conditions - as the government invests nearly £16 million into pioneering artificial intelligence research (AI).
Ulcerative colitis assessment could be improved after new research shows that an artificial intelligence model could predict flare-ups and complications after reading biopsies.
Michael Cecchini, MD, Yale Cancer Center medical oncologist specializing in gastrointestinal cancers, is available to discuss several topics during colorectal cancer awareness month.
Newborns. Former inmates. College students. Expectant moms. People with disabilities. Foster kids. Homeless people. Single dads.
According to a new, nationwide study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society (ACS), millions of people in the United States continued to miss critical cancer screening tests during the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Researchers discuss a new clinical trial that will determine the efficacy of butyrate administration in preventing colon cancer.
First study of AI-assisted colonoscopy for colorectal cancer surveillance in patients with genetic predisposition - People with Lynch syndrome have a higher hereditary risk of colon cancer.
In this interview, Yantao Li and Zhe Wang, Director of Cancer Early Screening Products and the Product Director of Oncology at BGI Genomics, talks to NewsMedical about colorectal cancer (CRC), including why incidences are important and the importance of screening.
While screening by Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) can detect colorectal cancers early, successful treatment depends on the patient undergoing follow-up colonoscopy after an unfavorable test result.
Regular physical activity can extend colorectal cancer patients' lives. In a first-ever study, scientists looked at the impact of exercise on the gut microbiome of cancer patients and reported a positive association.