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Paul F. Engstrom

metastasis. Surveillance after successful resection of early-stage colon carcinoma consisted of periodic colonoscopy, physical examination, and serial carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) determinations. Oxaliplatin was introduced as a therapeutic agent for colon

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Michael W. Lew, Andres Falabella, Earl Moore-Jeffries, Russell J. Gray and Michael J. Sullivan

upper gastrointestinal tract hemorrhage. Benign causes of bleeding demonstrated by endoscopy . JAMA 1973 ; 226 : 139 – 141 . 55. Jensen DM Machicado GA . Diagnosis and treatment of severe hematochezia. The role of urgent colonoscopy after

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Anya Litvak, Andrea Cercek, Neil Segal, Diane Reidy-Lagunes, Zsofia K. Stadler, Rona D. Yaeger, Nancy E. Kemeny, Martin R. Weiser, Melissa S. Pessin and Leonard Saltz

frequently with CT scans, was typically performed at a minimum of every 12 months for a total of 5 years, or more frequently if symptoms developed or CEA levels were found to be elevated. Colonoscopy was typically performed at 1 year from the date of surgery

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Hans F. Schoellhammer, Gagandeep Singh and Lucille Leong

, diarrhea, and a 50-pound weight loss. Colonoscopy was ultimately performed, revealing a friable mass in the proximal rectum, and biopsy revealed adenocarcinoma. The patient underwent staging with a contrast-enhanced abdominopelvic CT scan, demonstrating a

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Emil Lou, Donna D'Souza and Andrew C. Nelson

right iliac metastasis at the level of the sacroiliac joint were also hypermetabolic, as were enlarged mesenteric lymph nodes. A colonoscopy confirmed invasive moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma, a near-circumferential mass at the rectosigmoid

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Emily Chan, Paul E. Wise and A. Bapsi Chakravarthy

are denoted by the dashed lines. Illustration by Paul E. Wise, MD. All rectal cancers, regardless of level, should be staged appropriately to assess for distant metastases. Once a histologic diagnosis is established, a complete colonoscopy is

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Elizabeth A. Rohan, Julie S. Townsend, Temeika L. Fairley and Sherri L. Stewart

FOBT in the past 3 years, or colonoscopy within the past 10 years. The following indicators were used to measure HRQOL 21 : health status and the CDC Healthy Days measures. As part of the Healthy Days measures, survey respondents were asked how many

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Kevin Yauy, Marion Imbert-Bouteille, Virginie Bubien, Clothilde Lindet-Bourgeois, Gauthier Rathat, Helene Perrochia, Gaëtan MacGrogan, Michel Longy, Didier Bessis, Julie Tinat, Stéphanie Baert-Desurmont, Maud Blanluet, Pierre Vande Perre, Karen Baudry, Pascal Pujol and Carole Corsini

yet. Meanwhile, annual breast MRI and mammography were performed. Colonoscopy every 3 to 5 years, renal ultrasonography every 2 years, and annual dermatologic examinations were implemented. Three years after the OCCC diagnosis, the patient was healthy

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Robert B. Hines, Alina Barrett, Philip Twumasi-Ankrah, Dominique Broccoli, Kimberly K. Engelman, Joaquina Baranda, Elizabeth A. Ablah, Lisette Jacobson, Michelle Redmond, Wei Tu and Tracie C. Collins

.S. Preventive Services Task Force . Ann Intern Med 2008 ; 149 : 638 – 658 . 60. Amri R Bordeianou LG Sylla P Berger DL . Impact of screening colonoscopy on outcomes in colon cancer surgery . JAMA Surg 2013 : 1 – 7 . 61. Brenner H

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Patrick M. Lynch

review . J Natl Cancer Inst 1997 ; 89 : 1406 – 1422 . 11. Pickhardt PJ Choi JR Hwang I . Computed tomographic virtual colonoscopy to screen for colorectal neoplasia in asymptomatic adults . N Engl J Med 2003 ; 349 : 2191 – 2200