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Faecal Immunohistochemistry Testing (FIT) is recommended as an adjunct to guide referrals from Primary Care for individuals without rectal bleeding, who do not meet the suspected cancer pathway referral guidelines. It has largely replaced Faecal Occult Blood Testing.
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Right-sided colon cancers (RCCs) and left-sided colon cancers (LCCs) have different embryological, epidemiological, physiological, pathological, genetic, and clinical characteristics, which result in ...
The purpose of this study was to compare the cancer detection rates (CDRs), tumor types, and characteristics between screening digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) and screening full-field digital mammo...
Cervical cancer is widely preventable through screening, but little is known about the duration of protection offered by a negative screen in North America. A case-control study was conducted with rec...
Triple-negative breast cancers account for approximately 15-20% of breast cancer patients. Due to lack of expression of estrogen receptor, PR and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 in triple-neg...
Colonic cancer has become a main reason of mortality associated with cancer; however, left and right‑sided colonic cancer have diverse outcomes in terms of epidemiological, histological, clinical pa...
Two metaanalyses of studies on the prognostic significance of circulating cancer cells in colorectal cancer indicated, that the presence of CTC in the peripheral blood is the negative prog...
In this study, 50 women with either HER2+ or triple negative metastatic breast cancer but no known brain metastases will be recruited at the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre. They will be r...
Among women with HNPCC, this study will assess: 1. Knowledge of screening recommendations for endometrial and ovarian cancers. 2. Perceived risk and cancer worries regarding endometr...
This prospective clinical study will compare a powered circular stapler to commercial mechanical staplers for performance issues in patients scheduled to undergo colectomy with left-sided ...
Mammography remains an imperfect screening test especially in women with extremely dense breast tissue, missing biologically aggressive cancers especially in younger population and picking...
The identification of selected parameters in newborn infants by various tests, examinations, or other procedures. Screening may be performed by clinical or laboratory measures. A screening test is designed to sort out healthy neonates (INFANT, NEWBORN) from those not well, but the screening test is not intended as a diagnostic device, rather instead as epidemiologic.
Negative test results in subjects who possess the attribute for which the test is conducted. The labeling of diseased persons as healthy when screening in the detection of disease. (Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
A congenital defect in which the heart is located on the right side of the THORAX instead of on the left side (levocardia, the normal position). When dextrocardia is accompanied with inverted HEART ATRIA, a right-sided STOMACH, and a left-sided LIVER, the combination is called dextrocardia with SITUS INVERSUS. Dextrocardia may adversely affect other thoracic organs.
Instructional use of examples or cases to teach using problem-solving skills and critical thinking.
A system of record keeping in which a list of the patient's problems is made and all history, physical findings, laboratory data, etc. pertinent to each problem are placed under that heading.
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...