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Among the screening tests for colorectal cancer, colonoscopy is currently considered the most sensitive and specific technique. However, computed tomography colonography (CTC), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and transrectal ultrasonography have gained significant ground in the clinical practice of pre-treatment, screening and, more recently, post-treatment and surgical evaluation.
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Name: Arquivos brasileiros de cirurgia digestiva : ABCD = Brazilian archives of digestive surgery
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the prognostic potential of postoperative scores of inflammation indexes and the dynamic changes of scores before and after tumor resection in colorectal c...
Whether to treat octogenarians with colorectal cancer (CRC) in the same manner as younger patients remains a challenging issue. The purpose of this study was to analyse postoperative complications and...
Sarcopenia, visceral obesity (VO), and reduced muscle radiodensity (myosteatosis) are suggested risk factors for postoperative morbidity in colorectal cancer (CRC), but usually are not concurrently as...
There are limitations to current colorectal cancer (CRC)-specific diagnostic methods and therapies. Tumorigenesis proceeds because of interaction between cancer cells and various surrounding cells; di...
Although preoperative lymphopenia is reportedly a prognostic factor in cancer patients, the association between postoperative lymphopenia and patient prognosis has not been widely studied.
The clinical trial studies how well 11C-glutamine and 18F-FSPG positron emission tomography (PET) imaging works in detecting tumors in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer compared t...
The objectives for this study include: - Testing a unique way of imaging people with colorectal cancer and other cancers that has spread to the liver using magnetic resonance imag...
This is a prospective, multicenter, observational, single-blinded controlled study. Dynamic monitoring of patients with stage II-III colorectal cancer was performed using the previously es...
This is a longitudinal, single-center, prospective study to determine the efficiency of WBC Count, CRP, PCT, Neutrophil CD64 and Monocyte Human Leukocyte Antigen- DR in the diagnosis of po...
This study will explore the potential value in proper therapeutic decision and clinical outcome prediction by using integrated MR-PET system and advanced MR techniques in patients with col...
Tumors or cancer of the COLON or the RECTUM or both. Risk factors for colorectal cancer include chronic ULCERATIVE COLITIS; FAMILIAL POLYPOSIS COLI; exposure to ASBESTOS; and irradiation of the CERVIX UTERI.
Tumor suppressor genes located in the 5q21 region on the long arm of human chromosome 5. The mutation of these genes is associated with the formation of colorectal cancer (MCC stands for mutated in colorectal cancer).
Tumor suppressor genes located in the 18q21-qter region of human chromosome 18. The absence of these genes is associated with the formation of colorectal cancer (DCC stands for deleted in colorectal cancer). The products of these genes show significant homology to neural cell adhesion molecules and other related cell surface glycoproteins.
A group of autosomal-dominant inherited diseases in which COLON CANCER arises in discrete adenomas. Unlike FAMILIAL POLYPOSIS COLI with hundreds of polyps, hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal neoplasms occur much later, in the fourth and fifth decades. HNPCC has been associated with germline mutations in mismatch repair (MMR) genes. It has been subdivided into Lynch syndrome I or site-specific colonic cancer, and LYNCH SYNDROME II which includes extracolonic cancer.
The use of combination of imaging techniques or platforms (e.g., MRI SCAN and PET SCAN) encompassing aspects of anatomical, functional, or molecular imaging methods.
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Radiology is the branch of medicine that studies imaging of the body; X-ray (basic, angiography, barium swallows), ultrasound, MRI, CT and PET. These imaging techniques can be used to diagnose, but also to treat a range of conditions, by allowing visuali...