Tag: "adenomas" at medical news
Cell Pathways' Aptosyn (exisulind) shows continuing long-term prevention of colon polyps in FAP patients
...se of exisulind for the chemoprevention of colonic adenomas
has the potential to significantly alter the management of patients with FAP," commented Dr. Burke, a principal investigator for the Phase III study and for the previous Phase II trial of Aptosyn in patients with FAP. Since polyp formation rates...
Support for colorectal cancer screening
...t, and uptake rates are much higher. Two thirds of adenomas
and cancers are located in the rectum and sigmoid colon, which is within reach of the flexible sigmoidoscope, and the procedure takes only five minutes. The trial was led by Wendy Atkin and colleagues from Cancer Research UK. Men and women aged 5564 ...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet February 3, 2004
... of aspirin seem to have lower risk for developing adenomas
(a type of polyp that can become colorectal cancer...take higher doses of aspirin to prevent colorectal adenomas
until more studies clearly define the overall benefits and harms of these doses. Screening with colo...
MRI proves more sensitive than CT in detecting adrenal adenomas
...is better than unenhanced CT in evaluating adrenal adenomas
(benign masses on the adrenal glands), a new study... 13 adrenal masses as adenomas, he said. "Adrenal adenomas
are common, and most of the time they don't really matter. However, if a patient has symptoms assoc...
FOSRENOL (R) maintains bone health status of end-stage renal disease patients
...d with an increased incidence of glandular stomach adenomas
in male mice. Lanthanum carbonate tested negative for mutagenic activity in an in vitro Ames assay usingSalmonella typhimurium and Escherichia coli strains and in vitro HGPRT gene mutation and chromosomal aberration assays in Chinese hamster ovary ce...
New study lays to rest concerns about virtual colonoscopy as a screening tool
...esions," he said. The study also found that flat adenomas
are "uncommon in a typical western screening population, and advanced flat neoplasms are rare," said Dr. Pickhardt. The study found no diminutive flat lesions that were histologically advanced in the 1,233 patients screened with virtual colonoscopy,...